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Raindrops spew bacteria into the air as they burst—and it’s kind of beautiful
Exactly how bad is antibiotic resistance right now?
Moth gut bacteria could help create new antibiotics
3 weird ways we can remotely control animals and bacteria
Is urine actually sterile?
Certain kinds of vaginal bacteria can actually boost HIV risk
Bacteria resistant to a last-resort drug showed up on a US pig farm
Looking for silicon-based alien life? Don’t hold your breath.
Gut microbes may play a role in Parkinson’s disease
How scientists are preparing for a world without antibiotics
How To Milk A Devil
Researchers Restored A Colony Of Microbes In The Gut
Here Are The 2016 MacArthur Fellows in Science
Your Probiotics Won’t Help Your Obesity
Feed Or Starve A Sickness? It Depends On The Infection
A Spoonful Of Sugar Helps The Bacteria Go Down
Zoo Monkeys Have Human Bacteria In Their Guts
Scientists Design Genome For Upgraded E. Coli
Newly-Discovered Antarctic Bacteria Could Be Cramming Seafood With Mercury
A New Natural Antibiotic Has Been Discovered In The Human Nose
Harmful Bacteria May Hitch A Sea Cruise On Microplastic Particles
Engineered Bacteria Can Manufacture Nano-Electronics
Bacterial Wind Turbines Could Power The Nanobots Of The Future
Should Architecture Take Our Microbial Health Into Account?
Meet The Germs Sharing Your Seat On The Subway
We Could Be Making Many Household Products From Wood, Not Oil
Pandas Might Be Painfully Pooping Out Their Gut Lining Each Year
The Bacteria On Your Scalp Could Be Key To Fighting Dandruff
Infecting Mosquitoes With Bacteria Could Help Stop Zika
Learning How Microbes Live In Space
A Brain Atlas, Armor For Modern Day Jousting, And Other Amazing Images Of The Week
This Artist Uses Bacteria As Paint
How Bacteria Create Their Own Ice
Scientists Build A Living Cell With Minimum Viable Number Of Genes
How Microbes Contribute To Heart Disease
What Is Causing Deadly Bacterial Infections In Wisconsin?
Bacteria Have ‘Biological Wheels’ That We Can Finally See In 3D
Thanatomicrobiome: Microbial Life After Death
Ticks Are More Likely To Transmit Lyme Disease After Sucking Your Blood
Evolutionary Conservation of An Antimicrobial Net
Finding A Source of Flavor In Mud Microbes
Some Viruses Have Their Own Immune Systems
Overload Of Gut Bacteria Can Stunt Children’s Growth
Should I Be Freaked Out By Backwash?
Could Microbes Help Beat Zika?
Green Slime Can See
Antiperspirants, Deodorants Change Your Armpit Microbiome
Tanzawaic Acid: A New Weapon In The Fight Against Antibiotic Resistance
Scientists Manually Transmit Mom’s Microbiome To C-Section Babies
The Month In Plagues: Zika Virus, Bugs In Your Home, And More
Your DNA Could Make You Resistant To Certain Bacteria
A Good Social Life Might Be Key To A Healthy Microbiome
The Double-Edged Sword Of A Nasal Bacterium
Are We Really Made Up Of More Bacteria Than Human Cells?
The Year In Plagues: The Last Antibiotic, The Gene Editing Era, And More
Ice Cream Designed To Drip Slowly
Losing To Win: How Fungi Cause Trouble in Cystic Fibrosis
The Month In Plagues: Dengue Fever In Hawaii, Gene Drive Mosquitoes, And More
*E. coli* Can Make Bendable Plastic For Use In Space
Oil Spills: Uncovering A Battle Between Technology and Ecology
You Could Soon Use CRISPR To Biohack In Your Own Home
Worms (And Germs) May Be The Answer To Preventing Allergies
Caramel Apples Can Give You Food Poisoning
uBiome Teams Up With Apple To Study Your Gut