Tag Archives: microbes

The descent of poo

A study of the microbes in the guts of our closest relatives gives new meaning to the gut-check, finding that the mix of bacteria in our gastrointestinal tract is determined not solely by diet, but by evolution as well.

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2 months with the UV lamped toothbrush case

Japanese are obsessive with hygiene, so much that somebody invented the ultimate toothbrush carrying case with built-in UV lamp; supposedly it’ll kill germs. While everything sounds so much like a dream, the case is so portable, the UV lamp runs on AAA batteries. So the guys who tested it took it for a try, their conclusion this morning is that ...

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