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# germs - Saturday 12 January, 2019

We tracked the progress of these Young Scientist projects - here's how they got on

More than 4,200 students entered the competition this year.

# germs - Friday 5 January, 2018

Popularity on Facebook could be key to targeted flu vaccinations - study

A new study has concluded that people who are central in their digital networks are also central in their real-life human networks.

# germs - Sunday 17 April, 2016

Havoc caused by STIs - not true love - is what makes humans mate for life

That’s according to a study which argues that falling population numbers forced a rethink of sexual behaviours.

# germs - Thursday 3 December, 2015

'Urgent response' needed to tackle drug-resistant germs in Ireland's food chain

Drug resistant bacteria is recognised worldwide as one of the biggest potential threats to human health

# germs - Saturday 22 August, 2015

Have a new kid? 'Take them on public transport and roll them around on the floor'

That’s what one geneticist thinks.

# germs - Monday 1 June, 2015

A long list of everyday items that are dirtier than your toilet seat Ugh

# germs - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge Does hovering over a public toilet actually make a difference? Toilet Humour

Does hovering over a public toilet actually make a difference?

What about a tissue throne?

# germs - Monday 10 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Relax everyone, scientists have proved the 'five second rule' is real Floor Food

# germs - Tuesday 4 October, 2011

From The Daily Edge Who's got the dirtiest desk? Yuck

Who's got the dirtiest desk?

Lawyers and accountants have the dirtiest desks, according to a new survey. How dirty is yours?