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.
The coffee berry borer has become a huge pain in the thorax for the coffee industry since it can withstand huge doses of caffeine by burrowing into beans. So why didn't they call this thing the jitterbug?
A new project out of the UK called (wait for it) "Beach Bums" is looking to collect rectal swabs from surfers to research antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Cowabunga!
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.