“A decade ago, we had no idea that the rocks beneath our feet could be so vastly inhabited.”
NASA scientists found drug-resistant strains of bacteria in the ISS toilets, but say they pose no threat to the astronauts—for now.
Around a third of people catheterized will develop bacteria in their urine, and a quarter will develop symptoms of a catheter-associated UTI.
When it comes to clean water, the most important factor is where you live.
New research suggests antibiotics may be a better option for most appendicitis patients.
Viruses on your skin? Check. Viruses in your lungs? Check. Viruses in your pee? Check.
The more heavily used a bar is, the more microorganisms it holds. But does that really mean it's time to leave bar soaps behind?
Your predecessor could have left behind everything from dust mites to insect parts, bodily secretions and excretions, fungal spores, and bacteria.
It is possible you are holding your phone, right now, in your hand, and it is just simply covered in bacteria.
The cheese, made from both cow and sheep/goat milk, is contaminated with infectious bacteria.