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Things Are Good: Using Bacteria to Make Buildings Healthier

A new field of research, that doesn’t even have a proper name yet, is looking into ways we can incorporate biology into our built environment. It turns out the bacteria and germs found in our indoor worlds are vastly different than those found in natural environments. It makes me wonder what are we inadvertently breeding . . . → Read More: Things Are Good: Using Bacteria to Make Buildings Healthier

Things Are Good: Plastic From Bacteria and Algae

This short news report covers some cool new plastic production from bacteria and algae done by the Korea Institute of Science and Technology.

Via Reddit.

Things Are Good: Bacteria Creates Fuel Compatible with Gasoline Engines

The need for a biofuel that can be used in standard automobiles is needed more everyday as the bloody global thirst for oil only increases. Thankfully researchers have engineered a bacteria that can produce a fuel substance that can be used in standard internal combustion engines.

To be used as a mainstream alternative to fossil . . . → Read More: Things Are Good: Bacteria Creates Fuel Compatible with Gasoline Engines

Men attract bacteria more than women

It’s not guesswork to say that men are generally more filthier than women. It’s not necessary to construe this statement as men don’t wash themselves as often, or that men do not use as many body wash products as women, or even that men actually like being dirtier. Unfortunately, a new scientific study claims that . . . → Read More: Men attract bacteria more than women

DeSmogBlog: Deadly Bacteria Found In Gulf Coast Tar Balls

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Since the very first tar balls began rolling onshore along the Gulf of Mexico following 2010’s Deepwater Horizon oilrig explosion and subsequent underwater oil geyser, the oil industry told us to relax because those tar balls were completely harmless. But as we approach the two year anniversary of the disaster, . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog: Deadly Bacteria Found In Gulf Coast Tar Balls