There are more microbes living on the surface of your body than there are people on the planet. Feeling itchy yet? Don’t worry! The microbes on your skin keep it healthy. Problems only arise when populations of them aren't in balance.
Summer means sunshine, bare arms, swimsuits and bikinis — and razoring off that pesky pubic hair so it's nowhere to be seen. No one should tell you whether to prune or not, but there are a few risks to keep in mind.
Chimpanzees are known to spend their nights in tree-top nests. Have you ever wondered how clean their sleeping quarters are compared to ours? Science finally has the answer.
From the Thames to the Tigris, many of the world's largest rivers are hosts of antibiotic waste, according to a global study by researchers from the University of York.
On September 3, 1928, Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin by chance. Even then he warned of possible resistance. Now there are antibacterial molecules to which bacteria does not become resistant: Artilysin.
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