Mold is the least of your worries.
At least in Europe, raw dog food often contains bacteria resistant to multiple antibiotics.
Alcohol doesn’t discriminate good microbes from bad ones.
Nearby chickens and cows contributed to the contamination of peaches that led to a large outbreak of salmonella.
Researchers swabbed city buses and subways and found DNA from viruses and bacteria that had never been classified before.
Organic fertilizer performed better than its industrial counterparts in fighting harmful pathogens.
We might one day fix our whole bodies by balancing the organisms inside.
Bacteria and fungi were hurled into Earth’s middle stratosphere, which resembles many of Mars’ harsh conditions.
And we didn’t even count cheeses.
Mapping the planet’s microbiomes starts on your tongue.
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