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Apr 23, 2014 10:25 AM ET // AFP
A U.S. study has found that cow manure, commonly used to fertilize vegetable crops, contains a high number of genes that can fuel resistance to antibiotics.
Mar 23, 2014 09:04 AM ET
The five-second rule is the common belief that if you drop a piece of food on the floor and pick it up within five seconds, the food is still safe to eat. Laci and Trace take a look at the interaction of harmful bacteria and food.
Feb 28, 2014 11:00 AM ET // Agata Blaszczak-Boxe, LiveScience.com
Stethoscopes tend to be more contaminated than the palms of physicians' hands, new research shows.
Feb 20, 2014 11:37 AM ET // Charles Choi, LiveScience
The trick to making sausage healthier may be baby poop, researchers say.
Jan 28, 2014 11:17 AM ET
Handwashing is no joke, especially when wet hands can harbor a ton of bacteria. While hand dryers are better for the environment, overall, are they better than paper towels? Trace gets to the bottom of this viewer submitted question.
Jan 2, 2014 10:00 AM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
The condition can cause a rash on a patient's buttocks that resembles the red hindquarters of some monkeys.
Nov 7, 2013 01:06 PM ET
For guys, there's nothing like going in to take a pee, only to have it splash back against your leg. Anthony looks at the science of the pee splashback and what you can do to keep clean and dry.
Oct 23, 2013 01:42 PM ET
Scientists are sounding alarms about human breast milk bought online. New tests show a huge percentage of that milk is contaminated with all kinds of nasty bugs, some even potentially deadly. Laci Green has the details.
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