A new report and video show how dust from an ancient lakebed in Africa is critical to plant growth on another continent.
A series of 3D-printed garments is inspired by space travel, symbiosis and the medieval astronomers of the Middle East.
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.
Researchers at Johns Hopkins and the University of Nebraska say that the algae virus affects human cognitive functions.
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.