IBM and Mars Inc. are teaming up to genetically sequence the microbial communities that exist in food production facilities so consumers can be better protected.
MIT study delves into the mechanism of falling raindops, in millimeters and microseconds.
The bacteria that lives in our bodies may have evolved to take down the elderly so that the young could thrive.
While poking around peoples' throats studying microbes, scientists stumbled upon a microorganism present in half their subjects -- one previously seen only in green algae in freshwater lakes and one with the unfortunate effect of making you dumb.
Americans have gut microbes that are 70 percent different than chimps', which isn't a good thing.
Central Park, located in the midst of the nation's densely populated urban area, turns out to be a pretty amazing hotspot for biodiversity as well, on a microscopic level. Continue reading →
We can't see them in the water, but tiny organisms -- many of which are invisible to the unaided human eye -- make up 98 percent of the oceans' biomass and cause most of the biological activity there.
Texting, calling, gaming -- your smartphone does it all. Unfortunately, it's also a place where bacteria go to thrive, making the device your own personal microbiome.
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