Toxic microbial blooms thrived during the Great Dying, the most severe extinction in Earth's history, and they are proliferating again due to human activity.
Microbes took a balloon to the stratosphere, where some of them proved resilient to Mars-like conditions.
NASA wants to explore Mars, but a new agency directive shows that avoiding “extraterrestrial life and bioactive molecules” hitching a ride back to Earth is a top priority.
Your starter is a window into the microbes that live in your environment.
The bacterial strain can produce more of the psychoactive compound in "magic mushrooms" than any other organism to date.
Scientists think that bacteria can help make space mining much easier.
It can be harmful to your health to be told that what’s taking place in your body is a mystery.
Are we people or a "megaorganism?"
Some look like ancient oceans from 2.5 billion years ago.