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“Germs”

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, LiveScience.com
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, LiveScience.com
Stethoscopes tend to be more contaminated than the palms of physicians' hands, new research shows.
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.