The ultimate embodiment of modern day germophobia: Squix 

Well, I am truly speechless about this.  Katie Dahlhausen, a graduate student in my lab, pointed me to this last week

SQUIX | Innovative Germ Fighting Products

and I have been wondering what I could possibly say about it.  So I think I am just going to not write anything else but I will post some clips from the SQUIX site.  There are just a sampling.  Please check it out.  And please, do not order anything from this place.  Yes, keeping clean can be a good thing in the right circumstances.  But overdoing it by surrounding yourself and your kids and your pets and your office and your home with antimicrobial everything AND wiping and washing and spraying and irradiating everything around you almost certainly is not a good thing unless you run an surgery clinic for people with compromised immune systems.
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Jonathan Eisen

I am an evolutionary biologist and a Professor at U. C. Davis. My lab is in the UC Davis Genome Center and I hold appointments in the Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology in the School of Medicine and the Department of Evolution and Ecology in the College of Biological Sciences. My research focuses on the origin of novelty (how new processes and functions originate). To study this I focus on sequencing and analyzing genomes of organisms, especially microbes and using phylogenomic analysis (see my lab site here which has more information on lab activities).  In addition to research, I am heavily involved in the Open Access publishing and Open Science movements.