There's a 'Subterranean Galapagos' Deep Inside the Earth
“A decade ago, we had no idea that the rocks beneath our feet could be so vastly inhabited.”
Scientists Have Found Thousands of New Microbial Communities That Live in 'Healthy' People
They incidentally found 54 bacterial species—as well as fungi and viruses—we didn't know lived inside us.
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Is It Worse to Sit or Squat on a Public Toilet?
When nature calls, your bladder doesn't care that the only stall looks like a neglected stable.
What Does a 16-Year Hunger Strike Do to Your Body?
On Tuesday, Irom "Mengoubi" Chanu Sharmila of Manipur in northeast India ended her nearly 16-year hunger strike by licking a smudge of honey off of her hand, but what effect has the strike had on her body?