Methane, a potential sign of primitive life, has been found in meteorites from Mars, adding weight to the idea that life could live off methane on the Red Planet.
Outer space might be the toughest environment for life, but some hardy microbes have been able to survive in it for surprising amounts of time.
A person's gut bacteria and skin microbes are unique to each individual.
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.
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