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germs

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Science definitively proves that kissing is gross

When we kiss, we're not only sharing a passionate embrace with our lover, but also around several million bacteria. Here's why that might not be such a bad thing.

By November 17, 2014

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A home air purifier with a cool twist -- cold plasma

The Squair portable air cleaner promises to use cold plasma to fill your space with pollution-gobbling, bacteria-zapping oxygen atoms.

By November 11, 2014

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Exec eats off floor to sell vacuum cleaner

The Symphony All-In-One is, according to maker Bissell, so good at cleaning away germs that, well, its brand manager gets down and proves it. In the subway. There's a caveat though.

By August 28, 2014

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Robotic printer paints portrait of artist in his own blood

Artist Ted Lawson has created a robotic printer that uses his own blood as ink for a nude self-portrait.

By August 24, 2014

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Cell phone germs as art: Gross or gorgeous?

Molecular biology students test their phones for bugs -- and find lots of them. Some even look like flowers and distant galaxies.

By February 20, 2013

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Indulge your OCD with the Influsaber germ slayer

Germaphobes, arm yourselves with this UV weapon, go forth, and terminate with extreme prejudice.

By January 3, 2013

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The art of germs

Artists have used some pretty strange materials over the years — but we don't think it gets much stranger than bacteria.

11 Images By November 27, 2012

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Spring cleaning: Clean your device and its case

Do you realize how much bacteria is sitting on the screen of your smartphone right now? Drop what you're doing -- it's time to clean.

By April 9, 2014

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Glowing art grown from bacteria

Bacteria artist Zachery Copfer is creating glowing bacterial art that you can hang in your home.

By February 11, 2014

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Apps to track the flu

It's that time of year when you'll go to any length to avoid germs. Keep the flu and other seasonal illnesses at bay by consulting your smartphone first for any local outbreaks. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on apps and sites that track the flu.

By January 16, 2014