Don't Freak Out, But Science Made a Map of All the Tiny Bugs Covering…

We've long known that the human body is home to all kinds of bacteria, fungi, and other microbes, and now scientists have completed the first ever map of all of these semi-disgusting critters. It was not an easy job, but now the census of the human microbiome is complete and the verdict is that we're disgusting—but… » 6/14/12 9:30am 6/14/12 9:30am

Neti Pots Could Help Amoebas Eat Your Brains

I've always been suspicious of neti pots — those weird little teapots that people use to wash out their nasal passages. Now I have just cause: two Louisiana residents have died after they used tap water, rather than distilled, to rinse their noses. According to LiveScience, this treatment "a deadly amoeba living in… » 12/16/11 6:10pm 12/16/11 6:10pm