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With 16 percent of both phones and hands sampled containing E. coli, researchers say a lack of handwashing--or a bad job doing it--is to blame.
If you have the right strain of yeast and some sugar, whipping up drugs in your kitchen would be almost as easy as brewing a batch of beer.
That's right, opossums. Tests show that their superpower to resist snake venom could be harnessed to save thousands of lives.
For the first time, researchers create a new organism based on E. coli that passes along artificially engineered DNA.
Forget axes, shovels, and shotguns. With death cologne, conceived by a Nebraska chemist, you’ll smell so bad even a zombie will pass you by.
The free iOS app Epocrates Bugs + Drugs uses aggregated electronic health record data and geotagging to help users see superbug prevalence as well as sensitivity to drugs.
Researchers hope their real-time detection system that uses a magnetoelastic sensor can speed up testing at food processing plants.
In order to follow the life cycle of bacteria, an engineer builds a model human colon and feeds it three times a day for weeks.
Molecular biology students test their phones for bugs -- and find lots of them. Some even look like flowers and distant galaxies.
Germaphobes, arm yourselves with this UV weapon, go forth, and terminate with extreme prejudice.