Astronauts collecting samples on the International Space Station have found traces of sea plankton, and are baffled as to how it got there.
A marine biology student has created an astonishing macro time-lapse showcasing the delicate beauty of Australia's Great Barrier Reef.
Food researchers use bacteria found in baby feces to create a sausage with probiotic benefits. They even say it tastes "very good."
How to power robots that go where humans fear to tread? A new device works like an artificial heart to pump pee into the "engine room" of self-sustaining bots.
Despite the disappointing lack of methane findings reported Thursday from NASA's Curiosity rover, Robert Zubrin of the Mars Society says that hope is not lost for finding life on the red planet.
A 3D-printed dinosaur filled with bioluminescent algae glows in the dark, fueled by photosynthesis.
Stick water in the freezer and it turns to ice, but a trick allows you to catch it right in the sweet spot so you can watch it freeze instantaneously.
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.
Stanford develops Biotic Pinball, POND PONG, and a soccer game called Ciliaball, in which a player's actions influence the behavior of living microorganisms in real time.
A standard breath test that looks for bacterial growth in the gut could spot those with a greater risk of a certain type of obesity.