You Shower Too Much!

How often do you shower or wash your body? Chances are, you probably bathe too much! Bathing every day strips the body and hair of natural oils, and it dries out the skin. Trace washes away some myths and explains why showering too often could be bad for your skin and your health. Read More: …

The Secret Soviet Virus That Helps Kill Bacteria

Antibiotic resistance is threatening to render antibiotics useless, but scientists may have found their answer in bacteria-eating viruses. Can We Create New Humans With Bacteria? – Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here – Read More: The viruses that may save humanity “A new approach to treating infection cannot come fast enough. For decades, we …

How Much Bacteria Is In Your Drinking Water?

Water filtration systems are extremely effective, but bacteria still manages to escape! How much of it are you drinking? Why There’s Fluoride In Drinking Water ►►►► Sign Up For The TestTube Newsletter Here ►►►► Read More: Our water pipes crawl with millions of bacteria “Researchers from Lund University in Sweden have discovered that our drinking …

Should You Let A Dog Lick Your Face?

Canine and human mouths are bacterial ecosystems, but can they harm one another? Sign Up For The TestTube Newsletter Here ►►►► Can You Get Ebola From A Dog?►►►► Read More: Man’s Best Germs: Does Your Dog Influence Your Health? “?Our bodies contain around eight million genes. Yet only about 0.3 percent are human. The rest …

What Your Farts Say About Your Health

We all do it, but why exactly do we fart? And what can farting tell us about our health? Is it Dangerous to Hold in Your Farts? ►►►► Sign Up For The TestTube Newsletter Here ►►►► Read More: Why We Need a Better Way to Measure Farts “Digestion depends on the subtle interactions between your …

How Your City Has Its Own Unique Microbiome

Is it possible to tell what city you’re from just by looking at your microbes? Researchers studying microbiomes say yes! What Your Farts Say About Your Health ►►►► Sign Up For The TestTube Newsletter Here ►►►► Read More: Why Your Cellphone Has More Bacteria Than a Toilet Seat “Cellphones carry 10 times more bacteria than …

Why You’re All Washing Your Hands Wrong!

Washing our hands helps prevent the spread of harmful bacteria and viruses. But are we doing it right? Get 15% off domain names and web hosting when you use coupon code DNEWS at checkout! How Your City Has Its Own Unique Microbiome ►►►► Sign Up For The TestTube Newsletter Here ►►►► Read More: Hand Washing …

Are Your Parents To Blame For Your Bad Acne?

Recent studies have shown that several types of acne are genetic. But if it’s influenced by genes, can there actually be cures for acne? Why Do We Get Acne? ►►►► Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here ►►►► Read More: Yale-led study zeroes in on mutation linked to zits “Little is known about the genetic …

Can We Create New Humans With Bacteria?

Scientists took 473 genes and created a cell that survived and reproduced on its own! How do scientists combine genes to make a cell function? Check out the all new Seeker! Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here ►►►► We are all Seekers. We dare to act on our curiosity with an instinctual belief that …