Rethinking Hygiene: Can We Be Too Clean?
August 15, 2020
A scientist goes without a shower for five years and tells about his experience, and the lessons he learned.
Stay Healthy; Get Dirty
January 14, 2020
Studies of two people groups confirm that exposure to nature helps prime the immune system – among other benefits.
Time to Get Down and Dirty
January 23, 2019
Staying too clean can be bad for you. Let your good germs take care of the bad ones.
Finding Value in Waste
November 17, 2015
There's something beautiful about transforming disgusting castoffs into products that are useful, valuable, and healthful.
How Exercise Benefits Bones and Muscles
September 16, 2015
Will it be possible in the future to reduce fat, build muscle, and strengthen bones with an injection of a hormone?
Don't Hate Bacteria Irrationally
June 2, 2012
It should be well known by now that we are surrounded by bacteria, mostly benign, all the time -- inside and out. Some reporters still attempt to gross out the public and make misleading statements from scientific findings.