We're trained to think microbes are bad. But researchers are gathering this week to discuss uses of massive ecosystems of the micro-organisms, many of which are beneficial.
If you have the right strain of yeast and some sugar, whipping up drugs in your kitchen would be almost as easy as brewing a batch of beer.
An extremely rare microbe pops up in two different spacecraft clean rooms, one in Florida and one in South America.
Technically Incorrect: There will, supposedly, be "definite evidence" that we are close to a very close encounter sooner than we might think.
The special glass is just beginning to make its way into public displays such as ATMs and payment terminals, but Corning hopes it will eventually get into consumer electronics.
A new video shows how jeans get blue, while new research from UC Berkeley shows how the dye used to get them that way could get greener.
A meteorite from Mars that landed on Earth in 2011 contains a carbon compound that is biological in origin.
When we kiss, we're not only sharing a passionate embrace with our lover, but also around several million bacteria. Here's why that might not be such a bad thing.
Stay Alight! has a gloriously grimy theme as you fire projectiles to clean out all the monster microbes.
The CraveCast is a geek gabfest where Crave writers chat about their stories and answer reader questions. After this month's BYOB tacos-and-zombies hangout, we've got some questions on our minds.