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This glowing door handle zaps itself free of icky bathroom germs

A self-powering door handle that kills germs dead could make bathrooms less of a breeding ground for yuck, and it comes from the minds of two teenage inventors.

By June 19, 2015


Corning's germ-fighting glass means you can touch an ATM with less worry

The special glass is just beginning to make its way into public displays such as ATMs and payment terminals, but Corning hopes it will eventually get into consumer electronics.

By March 17, 2015


Bacteria-slaying paint wants to disinfect a wall near you

A microbe-killing paint could soon decorate the halls of hospitals, cruise ships and schools in an effort to reduce contagious infections.

By November 2, 2015


You're surrounded by a cloud of bacteria right now

A new University of Oregon study says everyone has a cloud made of bacteria particles that's as unique to each person as a fingerprint. We're all snowflakes. Snowflakes riddled with bacteria.

By September 23, 2015


Hot and steamy: LG will bring its Styler steam closet to the US and China

The South Korean electronics giant will roll out the Styler wardrobe, which cleans clothes with steam rather than water and detergent, in China and America in the next month.

By September 3, 2015


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, 2015


Shower of the Future washes you with water from your past

A new smart shower now available for preorder promises to save you tons of money and let you shower for as long as you want without worrying about waste.

By February 11, 2015


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


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


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