These Works Of Art Weren’t Drawn — They Were Grown In Petri Dishes

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These Works Of Art Weren’t Drawn — They Were Grown In Petri Dishes
This kind of art really grows on you. Well, actually, it grows in a petri dish — and the strange, swirling, colorful forms you’ll see here were actually carefully cultivated by microbiologists for a competition. The American Society for Microbiology (ASM) hosted its first ASM Agar Art Contest. Yep, that’s a thing! Contestants grew various […]

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The Dirtiest, Grimiest Places In Your House That You Never Thought To Clean

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The Dirtiest, Grimiest Places In Your House That You Never Thought To Clean
If you are looking to avoid getting sick this winter, you have tons of obstacles ahead — most of which you don’t even know about! Sure, there’s the usual flu or common cold germs, but your home is hiding tons of other dirty secrets. In fact, here are some of the most bacteria-ridden places in […]

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13 Facts About ALL That Bacteria On The NYC Subway

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13 Facts About ALL That Bacteria On The NYC Subway
A team of researchers recently discovered that the NYC subway is crawling with germs. Here’s how grossed out/freaked out you should actually be. New research found 562 different species of bacteria in the New York City subway system. View this image › graphics.wsj.com / Via Wall Street Journal The Wall Street Journal created an interactive […]

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11 Ways To Deal With Gym Germs That Are Only Quasi-Germophobic

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11 Ways To Deal With Gym Germs That Are Only Quasi-Germophobic
Gyms are filthy garbage cans. But they’re garbage cans that facilitate physical fitness. Learn how to use one without becoming patient zero. Between the aroma of human funk in the locker room and seeing people’s sweat prints all over mats and machines, it’s reasonable to assume that gyms are pretty hectic germ-wise. View this image […]

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You Touch These Surprisingly Dirty Things Every Single Day.

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You Touch These Surprisingly Dirty Things Every Single Day.
Most of us seek to live the healthiest lives possible. In order to avoid germs, we take special care of some items in our homes, but there are some spots we miss. In fact, most of these downright disgusting items are things you touch every day but may never think to actually clean. You may want […]

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