There are 9,000 unique species of microbes in our dust, reports the BBC, with an average of 7,000 of those being bacterial.
Look out for these potentially contaminated spices in your kitchen, and stay tuned.
Folks don’t usually pay close attention to food safety, but being careless in the kitchen can have grave consequences.
What’s really inside your morning cup of joe?
A study of Britain’s popular restaurants found that ice actually had more bacteria than toilet water.
Would you ever eat a breath mint that you dropped on a toilet seat? How about using mascara or lip gloss that had been dangled over the bowl while being flushed?
A new study suggests the microorganisms in our gut could affect how efficiently we extract nutrients from food, and the presence of certain bacteria could contribute to obesity for some individuals.
Professor finds all kinds of germs in desktop coffee cups.
Neither the bathroom nor the kitchen top the list.
Scientists from public health and safety organization NSF International swabbed 30 surfaces in 22 homes for a total of 660 tests to help answer one filthy question: What is the dirtiest thing in your house?