‘Micro snails’ we scraped from sidewalk cracks help unlock details of ancient Earth’s biological evolution
Scientists discovered microbes that have lived on Earth for millions of years.
Good bacteria are our friends. We need to protect them.
Antibiotics or anti-inflammatory drugs may help combat lung cancer.
Microbes screened with a new microfluidic process might be used in power generation or environmental cleanup.
Researchers find an amazing amount of often-weird forms of life below the planet's surface.
In order to build a second Earth, we need to look at how the first one was made.
We may not find Klingons, but what we do find will blow our terrestrial minds.
Delivered together, the two join forces to eradicate drug-resistant bacteria.
It's more than just weight gain—it's chronic inflammation and weak immunity.
Greatest job ever? NASA will pay six-figures to a Planetary Protection Officer.
The state of nature isn't a "war of all against all." Even no-brainer bacteria "know" that sometimes the game is "Survival of the Friendliest"
Evolutionary biologists generally agree that humans evolved from a bacteria-like ancestor, rather than a viral one. But what if we're chemically connected?
Your brain isn't the only organ processing your day while you sleep. Dr. Emeran Mayer explains the circular processing of emotion and memory that goes on between your brain and your digestive system, and how the latter can "dream".