bacteria

climate change

Climate Change May Be Spawning Flesh-Eating Bacteria

Put them together with "brain-eating" amoeba and it's shaping up to be a summer from hell.
Alex Norcia
6.19.19
TOILETS, PHONES

Your Phone Is Dirtier Than a Toilet Seat, But You Don't Care

It is possible you are holding your phone, right now, in your hand, and it is just simply covered in bacteria.
Joel Golby
8.20.18
body

What Your Poo Looks Like Can Reveal a Lot About Your Health

Scientists developed a seven-point scale called the Bristol Stool Chart.
Trevor Lockett
6.7.18
Asking for a friend

How Gross Is it to Wear Your Shoes in the House?

The final word on whether dragging in all that bacteria on your shoes will actually make you sick.
Elizabeth Brown
5.16.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Here's Even More Evidence That Hand Dryers Are Pretty Disgusting

A new study found that they're actually blowing bacteria onto your hands. Gross!
River Donaghey
4.13.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Student Is Getting Death Threats Over a Grim Hand Dryer Experiment

Apparently, this is what's growing in your office's bathroom dryers.
Allie Conti
2.12.18
VICE TONIC

Researchers Have a New Explanation for Adult Acne

Smarter ways of treating it could also be on the way.
Jesse Hicks
10.18.17
VICE TONIC

Oral Sex Is Fuelling the Global Spread of Untreatable Gonorrhoea

Now in 50 countries. We repeat: UNTREATABLE.
Ed Cara
10.16.17
seafood

Making the Perfect Fish Sauce Is a Science, Not an Art

Chef Stevie Parle of modern British restaurant, Craft London, has revived a 3,000-year-old recipe for garum—the aged fish guts ketchup first made by Romans.
Daisy Meager
6.13.17
Tonic

A Medieval Cow Bile Stew Could Teach Us How to Fight Modern Infections

Ancient texts may be more valuable to researchers than we thought.
Olga Oksman
5.20.17
Dirty Work

Dirty Work: The Magic of Microbes with Sandor Katz

Sandor Katz, a fermentation expert whose obsession with funky foods has earned him the nickname “Sandorkraut,” stopped by the MUNCHIES Garden to make sauerkraut and talk about what literally gets his juices flowing.
Matthew Zuras
3.11.17
Fashion

These Beautiful Silk Scarves Were Created With Bacteria

Move over shibori, Studio Natsai Audrey makes sustainable pigments with non-pathogenic bacteria.
Beckett Mufson
1.2.17
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