Streptomyces spores have found a way to use motile soil bacteria and travel to new destinations.
Though the soil microbiome manages to thrive through the harshest ecosystems, scientists thought them limited by their access to organic carbon sources… until now.
Our skin is teeming with microbes crucial to its health. However, one microbe is not always the skin’s friend.
A,T,C,G is our universal genetic alphabet, from viruses to human beings. But some viruses like to stand out from all of us and use another letter: Z.
Mitochondria are our powerhouses: they give us energy from the oxygen we breathe. But did you know other powerhouses exist?
A story about two bacteria working together to produce a stinky rotten-egg smell.
Sharing resources is necessary to survive. Meet PT and MT, a bacterium and an archaeon, which have developed a way to evolve together to share nutrients, hand in hand.
Why would carpenter ants supplement their food with an acidic serum from their poison gland?
Back to basics, viruses to treat infection and fight antibiotic resistance.
Viruses are the smallest known organisms. But some viruses are breaking records. Meet the “MImicking MIcrobe”: the Mimivirus, and learn about their possible origin.