Hate insects? Afraid of germs? Researchers are reporting an alarming combination: bedbugs carrying "superbug" germs.
Scientists at the University of Hertfordshire proved the effectiveness of Germ Genie, a tool to prevent infections from keyboards, which was launched in October.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Germs in food, bioterrorism, drug-resistant bacteria and virusesthese are the problems of our time that make early detection of pathogens particularly important. Whereas conventional methods are either ...
(PhysOrg.com) -- The germ that causes tuberculosis is highly infectious, but not very effective: around two billion people throughout the world carry the pathogenic bacterium Mycobacterium tuberculosis - only one tenth of ...
Producers and feed companies add fat to swine diets to increase energy, but recent research from the University of Illinois suggests that measurements currently used for fat digestibility need to be updated.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Using nano-scale materials, a University of Massachusetts Amherst food scientist is developing a way to improve food safety by adding a thin anti-microbial layer to food-handling surfaces. Only tens of nanometers ...
Loyola University Health System researchers are reporting on a promising new approach to treating diabetic wounds, bed sores, chronic ulcers and other slow-to-heal wounds.
Ohio State University researchers recently tested the merits of two new dishware sanitizers, and found them more effective at removing bacteria from restaurant dishes than traditional sanitizers.
A stud or ring in their tongue might be an essential fashion accessory for many young adults, but piercing comes at the cost of medical risks, including infection.
According to Wikipedia, handshaking was practiced as long ago as the 5th century BCE. That's 25 centuries of passing germs around by hand.