Your starter is a window into the microbes that live in your environment.
These underwater cypress trees are 60,000 years old, and may help pioneer new drug treatments.
It could destroy norovirus, MRSA, virulent strains of E. coli, and coronaviruses—including the novel strain currently causing the COVID-19 pandemic.
The finding deepens our understanding of how modern life originated on Earth and shows there’s a lot we still don’t know about our planet’s history.
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.