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Germs can boost your child’s immunity

Doctors and scientists believe that letting kids play with mud is an excellent way to strengthen their immunity.

25 Sep 2019 12:12 AM

Disease-causing germs on ISS a concern for NASA

NASA explained that the biofilms' ability to cause microbial-induced corrosion on Earth could also damage the ISS infrastructure.

09 Apr 2019 11:33 AM

Mobile phones are 7 times dirtier than toilet seats, says study

While those in leather cases have most bacteria, smartphones in plastic cases too have more than six times the germs found on lavatory seat.

03 Dec 2018 10:56 AM

Hospital privacy curtains may harbour resistant bacteria dangerous for patients

In contrast, control curtains that were not placed in patient rooms stayed clean the entire 21 days, it found.

28 Sep 2018 8:20 PM

Good news for germaphobes! Airplane germs are ‘no worse’ than those at home

The community of bacteria in an aircraft at 30,000 feet has much in common with homes and offices.

13 Jun 2018 1:17 PM


Best ways to avoid spreading the flu in the workplace

Here is what you need to do.

12 Feb 2018 12:52 PM

Houseflies spread disease in humans: study

Flies can be more than pesky picnic crashers, they carry hundreds of different species of harmful bacteria and may help to spread disease.

25 Nov 2017 1:05 PM

Flies have more germs than earlier thought, says study

Recent study finds flies carry hundreds of different species of bacteria, many of which are harmful to humans.

25 Nov 2017 10:05 AM

Abominable habits people need to stop right now

Common daily habits could be a reason for you getting sick constantly.

09 Oct 2017 8:02 PM

Drinking tea, coffee at office is bad idea. Here's why

Recent study finds that washing mugs in communal kitchen just ends up putting more bacteria on them.

23 Sep 2017 12:26 PM


Money ain't all that good!

Currency notes contain a range of bacteria and viruses say new study

22 Jun 2017 2:32 PM