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Oct 12, 2015 12:43 PM ET
In us, on us, and everywhere around us is something that's guaranteed to make you squirm just thinking about it: bacteria. In fact, we each trail our own personal microbial cloud of it wherever we go. Join us for a gross and gnarly explainer.
Feb 6, 2015 10:01 AM ET // Discovery News
The dizzying array of microbes found on NYC surfaces may inspire you to start wearing gloves when traveling in the Big Apple.
Nov 17, 2014 02:10 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
A 10-second kiss means the exchange of millions of bacteria -- and that could be a good thing. Continue reading →
Nov 3, 2014 09:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The Ebola virus is no match for these 10 things that can kill it upon direct contact.
Jul 29, 2014 12:35 PM ET
Always greet people with a firm ... er, fist bump? Finally, science has given people everywhere an excuse for all of the fist-bumping: It's more sanitary!
Jul 26, 2014 10:00 AM ET
It's tempting to think that anything in or near your toilet and shower has to be the most bacteria-friendly place in the house. Not so! It turns out bacteria is pretty much everywhere: No matter where you go, there it is. Trace has the details.
May 20, 2014 05:00 PM ET // Agata Blaszczak-Boxe,
Germs may linger for days on the surfaces found within airplanes, such as the armrest, seat-back pocket and toilet handle.
Feb 28, 2014 11:00 AM ET // Agata Blaszczak-Boxe,
Stethoscopes tend to be more contaminated than the palms of physicians' hands, new research shows.
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