Biologists are studying corals with techniques designed for humans
A microscopic moonshot hopes to revolutionize biology
Scientists are discovering how microbes 'speak' with the body
"I don't know how to keep the air in my chest thinking about the scale and size of the unknown"
A study in rural India is raising hopes for a future without antibiotics
New research has revealed a "symbiotic organ" in weevils, showing how tiny organisms shape larger life
Researchers have made a bizarre discovery involving transposons, parasitic DNA found in fish (and humans)
A microbiologist explains the latest gut science
The cellular processes that help tumors thrive in the body are a promising new target for cancer treatments
That's right: come for the soft, cool outdoor perch – leave covered in moss sperm
Tinkering with the buzzing "social network" in the soil could be a new frontier for making crops grow faster and healthier.
We know the microbiome is important to health, but we're still developing the tools to understand how and why