Microbes

  1. Microbes

    The tell-tale bacteria

    What germs populate the hands may be as unique as fingerprints.

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  2. Microbes

    Hitting the redo button on evolution

    Scientists are experimenting with bacteria to see if evolution plays out the same way every time.

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  3. Microbes

    White fuzzy mold not as friendly as it looks

    New type of mold may be a bat killer.

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  4. Microbes

    Fast-flying fungal spores

    Using high-speed cameras, scientists identify the fastest spores on Earth.

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  5. Earth

    Detecting an eerie sea glow

    At night, glowing bacteria can give large areas of the sea a surreal milky color.

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  6. Microbes

    Fungus hunt

    Scientists are collecting information to create a family tree for fungi (and mushrooms).

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  7. Environment

    The down side of keeping clean

    Chemicals we use to clean and disinfect could be damaging the environment by killing off algae at the food chain's base.

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  8. Health & Medicine

    Gut germs to the rescue

    Many of the bacteria that live in our intestines may help keep us healthy.

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