A new bacterium with a symbiotic relationship in some insects has been identified after infecting a man from Indiana.
Tiny bacteria living on the ocean floor produce electric currents that help them break down matter to generate energy.
A scientist and an artist have teamed up with a metal-tolerant bacterium called Cupriavidus metallidurans to produce gold nuggets in a glass bioreactor.
A species of phytoplankton avoids predators, especially when the predators are actively grazing.
Researchers have developed a new way to observe and track large numbers of rapidly moving objects under a microscope, capturing precise motion paths in three dimensions.
A rare shower of red rain fell for about 15 minutes in the city of Kannur, Kerala, early on June 28. Local residents were perturbed, but this is not the first time the state [...]
Microbes within dog-associated house dust may have an effect on preventing asthma, new research finds.
The humble slime mold Physarum polycephalum is being used to advance computer game animations.
The distribution of microbes deep below the Chesapeake Bay crater has led scientists to speculate that similar environments on the Red Planet may yield information about its [...]
New clues to the origins of antibiotic resistance have been found deep underground inside Lechugilla Cave in New Mexico by North American researchers.