START A PETITION 27,000,000 members: the world's largest community for good
START A PETITION
x

tag: microbe

4 Rules for Dirt, Germs and Other Friendly Filth

By Mary Ruebush PhD, Experience Life Hand sanitizer dispensers are everywhere these days in schools, gyms, and offices of all kinds. Most parents feel compelled to carry a bottle of the stuff o…

50 comments

Why Is Lyme Disease Not Just Tick-Borne Anymore?

  Some experts feel that almost everyone has been exposed to Lyme disease and may have it in one way, shape or form. Whether that's true or not is up for debate, but clearly there are those…

65 comments

Fueling Cars with Feces

A microbe has been found that can break down anything that contains cellulose and turn it into ethanol. In 1996, Thomas Warnick was exploring the Quabbin Reservoir in Belchertown, Massachusetts, w…

129 comments

meet our writers

Joe Baker, Care2

Joe Baker is VP of Causes and Advocacy for Care2. Joe oversees Care2's campaigns with its nonprofit partners. Previously, Joe worked for Amnesty... more

people are talking

Silly dogs.

Wow another scare tactic article that is unbelievable and here come the Vegan Trolls again too! IF e…

thanks for sharing

Hibiscus tea is quite popular here.

Never had a problem with high blood pressure until recently. Had 5 months of major expenses and I …

site feedback

ONSITE FEEDBACK FORM

Problem on this page? Briefly let us know what isn't working for you and we'll try to make it right!