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Consuming water with the bacteria can lead to infections - and in rare cases, serious illnesses.
We touch our faces many times a day, so whatever is on your hands has a chance of making its way into your system and making you ill.
uBiome’s founder repeatedly presented herself as years younger than she was, in the latest sign of trouble at the embattled $600 million poop-te...
Cofounder Jessica Richman presented herself as years younger than she was, in an apparent effort to be included in articles showcasing young founders.
Scientists found oil-eating bacteria in the deepest part of the Mariana Trench. These microbes could help clean up oil spills on the ocean surface.
People were confused by Mitt Romney’s method for blowing out candles on a birthday cake, but science says he might be onto something
Scientific research has shown that blowing out candles on a birthday cake can increase bacteria by 1400%.
Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, and other billionaires are betting on a bacteria that could change the way we grow food
An energy startup called Pivot Bio raised $70 million for its genetically modified bacteria, which helps cut down on the use of nitrogen fertilizer.
Scientists say toxic bacteria that could lead to wound infections and gastroenteritis were found on microplastics on Singapore’s coastline
All of these bacteria may be transferred up the food chain – to humans – if they are ingested by marine organisms.
It may not be pretty to think about, but a ton of the things you touch every day are crawling with bacteria.
It turns out, food left at room temperature doesn't stay good for long. In fact, it probably becomes inedible far quicker than you realized.
One of the world’s largest banks has issued an alarming warning about antibiotic resistance — with big consequences for humanity
The use of antibiotics in meat production and other forms of agriculture could lead to antibiotic resistance, which is expected to cause 10 million deaths annually by 2050.