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.
Moviemaker's expedition to the Mariana Trench could usher in a new type of undersea lab that can extract chemical compounds from microorganisms living in the deepest parts of the ocean.
Astronauts collecting samples on the International Space Station have found traces of sea plankton, and are baffled as to how it got there.
Two-year-old Joule Biotechnologies introduces its synthetic biology technology that uses engineered microorganisms to make ethanol from sunlight and carbon dioxide.
With backing from GM, ethanol start-up hosts a tour of its biotech lab, where scientists are genetically engineering microorganisms that they hope will bring a breakthrough in ethanol production.
A marine biology student has created an astonishing macro time-lapse showcasing the delicate beauty of Australia's Great Barrier Reef.
CNET News.com's Michael Kanellos explores a rapidly expanding sector in the world of green tech. It's biopesticides, which refers to the use of helpful microorganisms to fight those that damage farm or garden products. Kanellos spoke with the president of AgraQuest, one of a rising number of companies promoting biopesticides.
Food researchers use bacteria found in baby feces to create a sausage with probiotic benefits. They even say it tastes "very good."
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.