The winners of Olympus' annual live sciences photography competition are in, with the top 10 submissions revealing an entire world of microscopic wonder.
There's gold in them thar chlorides! Researchers at Michigan State University figure out how to transmute a toxic chemical compound into solid gold.
Researchers in Vienna have developed a technique to quickly distinguish between strains of staph infection bacteria that can cause chronic infections and those that cannot.
In order to follow the life cycle of bacteria, an engineer builds a model human colon and feeds it three times a day for weeks.
U.K.-based artist Luke Jerram has created beautiful pieces that draw on everything from data visualization to microbiology to radiometers. Crave presents a selection.
Researchers say a new device called a soft X-ray electrostatic precipitator protected mice from airborne bacteria, viruses, and allergens, and could some day be incorporated into HVAC systems.
This is the last show before September 12, the day we expect Apple to announce its new phone -- and maybe an iPad Mini.
A 2010 NASA study that suggested a bacterium could thrive on arsenic instead of phosphorus is refuted by two new pieces of research.
BioCurious, a hackerspace for biotech, lets budding scientists get their hands on once-inaccessible equipment.
Researchers find pathogens on 40 percent of hospital patient cell phones--with a small number of devices testing positive for "worrisome" drug-resistant bacteria--and call for infection control.