The bacterial strain can produce more of the psychoactive compound in "magic mushrooms" than any other organism to date.
Lithoredo abatanica, a very weird shipworm found in a river in the Philippines, represents both a new species and genus.
Put them together with "brain-eating" amoeba, and it's shaping up to be a summer from hell.
Plant medicines from the Civil War likely saved lives at the time and could help fight stubborn bacteria today, scientists say.
Handling raw meat inspired an excess of utensils, body contortion, and brushes with phobia, so I sought professional help.
“A decade ago, we had no idea that the rocks beneath our feet could be so vastly inhabited.”
NASA scientists found drug-resistant strains of bacteria in the ISS toilets, but say they pose no threat to the astronauts—for now.
Around a third of people catheterized will develop bacteria in their urine, and a quarter will develop symptoms of a catheter-associated UTI.
Wetting the ball might actually make it pick up more bacteria from people's hands and wherever else it lands.
When it comes to clean water, the most important factor is where you live.
New research suggests antibiotics may be a better option for most appendicitis patients.
Viruses on your skin? Check. Viruses in your lungs? Check. Viruses in your pee? Check.