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The Chemist Who Hasn’t Showered in 12 Years Explains Why He Doesn’t Stink

The Chemist Who Hasn’t Showered in 12 Years Explains Why He Doesn’t Stink

Whitlock gathered some of these good bacteria, which neutralize dangerous organisms and hazardous substances on the skin, and made them into a spray that he’s been using since for his daily hygiene. Among other things, it breaks down ammonia: the compound that makes human sweat stink in the first place.

Cambridge Company Says Live Bacteria Spray Will Keep You Clean

Cambridge Company Says Live Bacteria Spray Will Keep You Clean

You’ve heard of taking probiotics for a healthy gut, but what about literally spraying live bacteria on your skin? As Dr. Mallika Marshall reports, a local company thinks it’s a good idea for overall health, and plans to prove it.

The Bacteria Solution

The Bacteria Solution

Most startups have a fridge full of beer. At AOBiome in Cambridge, Mass., there’s no room for booze. The shelves are loaded with bottles of the biotech company’s signature product, a live-bacteria solution to spritz on the face and body.