Microbes

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'Microbial Batteries' Could Soon Allow Us to Harvest Electricity From Wastewater

Stanford scientists say they've figured out how, and now the challenge will be to make it cheap enough to do on a large scale.

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The Ice in Restaurant Sodas Can Have More Bacteria Than Toilet Water

Reporting only the most crucial stories in world bathroom news.

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How Gross Is the Air of the NYC Subway, Really?

The results of a microbial analysis.