Germs


Nurses’ Scrubs are Spreading Dangerous Germs in Hospitals, Says Study

Nurses’ Scrubs are Spreading Dangerous Germs in Hospitals, Says Study

Scrubs of intensive care unit (ICU) nurses often pick up harmful bacteria, including those resistant to antibiotics....

Nov 1 2016, 12:50pm CDT

Humans Can Give Monkeys Golden Staph Germs

Monkeys can acquire Staphylococcus aureus bacteria, also called golden staph, from humans, says a new study.While humans acqui...

Jul 31 2016, 10:18pm CDT

Synthetic Sugar Molecule May Help Fight Hospital Germs

Synthetic Sugar Molecule May Help Fight Hospital Germs

Positive Science about sugar for a change....

May 13 2016, 8:12am CDT

Hand Dryers Spread More Germs than Paper Towels, Study Finds

Hand Dryers Spread More Germs than Paper Towels, Study Finds

Research suggests that fancy hand dryers from Dyson spread 1,300 times the germs a paper towel does....

Apr 20 2016, 9:24am CDT

Germs in Your Beard Could Lead to New Antibiotics

Germs in Your Beard Could Lead to New Antibiotics

Scientists are saying that the germs in your beard could lead to the creation and testing of novel antibiotics....

Feb 3 2016, 6:46am CST

NASA keeps germs away from Mars

NASA Takes Extra Precautions Never To Contaminate Mars with Germs from Earth

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is not joking with its resolve to keep Mars as clean as possible, and this ev...

Oct 7 2015, 9:31am CDT

Germs On Planes: 15 Tips For Flying Flu-Free This Season

Germs On Planes: 15 Tips For Flying Flu-Free This Season

Maybe you’ve noticed over the years that every plane trip seems to end with a cold or bout of the flu. Is there a connection? W...

Dec 20 2013, 9:16am CST

Get Rid of Germs with the Countertop Toothbrush Sanitizer

Get Rid of Germs with the Countertop Toothbrush Sanitizer

The Toothbrush sanitizer is available at Sharper Image for $49.99.You really do not want to brush your teeth with yesterday's g...

Sep 5 2010, 12:46pm CDT