Tag Archives: bacteria

Medical Tuesday: probiotics, aspirin, and metal vs. bacteria

You guys know that I, the one man blogger-army on TGT, like to learn a lot of stuff. And stuff is enough on the web. Today we’ll learn a couple of things from the medical world namely, that probiotics are good only when you had issues with diarrhea after an antibacterial treatment, and that you […]

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Yup, there are animals on your face right now. And they poop only when they die

Each of us is inhabited by the microbiome, those bacteria that help us digest food. On our skin we can locate bacteria, viruses and also mites. These mites are called Demodex mites and they are brothers to arachnids, spiders. Those mites are tiny, they feed on our dead skin cells and they never poop. Their […]

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The clouds are teeming with life aka bacteria

Yes, the clouds are home to tons of lifeforms, especially bacteria. They are small and easy to carry in the air. Clouds are a good home for dust particles, dust mites, bacteria and who knows what else. There a whole jungle in there! Bacteria was found even at 40 km high up, in the air, […]

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The appendix is actually a safe haven for good bacteria

Tara, from DNews, tells us that the appendix seems to have a clear function and all it has to do is to be a safe house for good bacteria. Now, that is new, because we all have grown up to think that the appendix is just an evolutionary remnant that has no purpose today. It […]

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1 million year old bacteria live under the Antarctic ice sheet in ancient lakes

Nature presents a team formed of Brent C. Christner, John C. Priscu and other researchers that drilled 800 meters into the Wstern Antarctic ice sheet, right where Subglacial Lake Whillans (SLW) is, and were able to find 1 million old bacteria living in there. Well, the ecosystem in there is 1 million years old in […]

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Urine is NOT sterile

So, don’t feed into the crap of those who say otherwise. Urine is full of bacteria and, if you need a hot water, simply use hot water and not your urine. Urine which has less than 100 000 colonies in 1 ml of urine will be counter as sterile, but there are many bacteria which […]

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Reasons to be scared of the future: a weaker human

Rhys Darby explains why should we scared of the future: the bacteria that is surrounding us is getting tougher and we are getting weaker. Why? Because some of us are too clean, wash ourselves too often and kill as many bacteria from our bodies as possible. Killing all the bacteria from our skin ensures that […]

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