Viruses have just joined the tree of life in a dramatic way -- they even predate modern cells.
Many of the plankton found are new to science and give a unique snapshot of how tiny ocean critters co-exist.
Hijacking a bacterium to fight infections may lead to less need for antibiotics, a new study says. Continue reading →
Ready for this? Our DNA contains more than 100,000 pieces of virus DNA. They might even be responsible for our super-charged homo sapien brains, so it's not as icky as it all sounds.
Insect-eating bats that inhabited a hollow tree in a remote village in Guinea may have been the source of the world's biggest Ebola epidemic.
The Ebola virus is no match for these 10 things that can kill it upon direct contact.
Americans have gut microbes that are 70 percent different than chimps', which isn't a good thing.
An entire plant virus is reconstituted from DNA in the 700-year-old sample.
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