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Grosser than ever, hot-air hand dryers spread fecal matter throughout buildings

Grosser than ever, hot-air hand dryers spread fecal matter throughout buildings Choose paper towels and don’t touch any surface in the building, ever. University of Connecticut researchers found hot-air hand dryers spread feces particles, not only on hands but throughout entire buildings. The post Grosser than ever, hot-air hand dryers …

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Ingenious wound-scanning tool makes infectious bacteria glow in the dark

Harmful bacteria in wounds is bad news for both patients and the physicians who are treating them. Fortunately, a breakthrough handheld “wound intelligence” device promises to make checking wounds for difficult-to-spot bacteria a whole lot easier. Called the MolecuLight i:X, the handheld device is a smart imaging tool which can …

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uBiome launches an at-home women’s health test for HPV, STI’s and bacterial vaginosis

SmartJane is a new women’s health test out from uBiome today that promises to check for 23 vaginal flora as well as 11 strains of the human papilloma virus and a string of sexually transmitted diseases like Chlamydia and gonorrhea from the comfort of your own home. uBiome, which launched …

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