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.
A new gel developed for medical practitioners glows under ultraviolet light when bacterias such as Salmonella and E.Coli are present.
More than one in six mobile phones are coated with some kind of bacteria, including E.coli. That's bacteria from poo. Wash your hands!
Researchers at the University of Otago, New Zealand have invented a brick-sized, battery-powered DNA sequencer for field use.
The Drinkable Book is a guide to safe drinking water -- and the pages can be torn out and used as water filters.
What happens when you use tiny electromagnetic coils to shift the position of light-scattering bacteria? In the hands of a couple of science-minded artists, you get an intriguing "Living Mirror."
Investor Steve Jurvetson is bullish on green innovation because entrepreneurs can tap into the rapid advances in genetic engineering and IT.
The $149 Moneual Rydis UV-C Vacuum Cleaner U60 is certainly not the most expensive handheld vacuum, but it has a few cool features that might make it worth your while.
Genomatica says it has made butadiene, used in production of products such as tires and latex, from renewable sources rather than fossil fuels.
Start-up Joule Unlimited is on the forefront of using genetic engineering to replace petrofuels, trying to learn from shortcomings of other biofuel technologies.