Genetically engineered bacteria sense a variety of water-borne contaminants and in response, emitting an electric signal that can serve as an alert.
Scientists are investigating ways to use microscopic organisms in robots to direct their behavior and function. Continue reading →
MIT professor introduces photosynthetic prototype that generates fuel and emulates human gastrointestinal tract. Continue reading →
A tiny device that detects nanoscale vibrations that occur inside microscopic beings.
The Micropia museum in Amsterdam shines new light on the tiny creatures that make up two-thirds of all living matter.
Companies truly committed to diversity in the workplace could learn a lot from bacteria. Continue reading →
This week we turn to nature for inspiration, all the way from leaves that produce oxygen to humans that produce emotion.
Hybrid materials made from modified bacteria and nanoparticles respond to the environment and conduct electricity.
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