Don’t you mean extra-terrestrials? Well, humans have been looking for life outside our planet, but there’s also life inside it.
Uncover just how widespread and versatile protists can be thanks to metabarcoding.
Disinfection technologies in wastewater treatment plants can contribute to the removal of microbes and their ARGs. How do we respond to resistant microbes that are still determined to survive the treatment?
World, where all processes are carbon-neutral, is closer than you think! Learn how and why algae are important for this transition.
Skin conditions like acne have been treated with antibiotics for a long time. Alternative treatments are possible now with emerging knowledge about the beneficial effects of bacteria like Lactobacilli.
Can bat gut microbiomes provide proof for this generalized truth?
Bats with different dietary specializations have ‘distinct’ microbiomes that suit their nutritional pathways. So it turns out that you might indeed be what you eat… but it is not as straightforward as that.
Most trees form an intimate relationship with fungi. Researchers have now shown for the first time how important this partnership is for the growth of trees.
New covid-19 variants keep on arising and spreading, but can our bodies still recognize these variants and protect us from serious disease?
Genome editing just reached a whole new level: Instead of targeting isolated bacteria, researchers developed tools to target them in their natural communities.
What was the physiology of the very first bacterium? Turns out that it was not as different as you might have imagined! Read about Last Bacterial Common Ancestor to understand how it gave rise to millions of bacterial species that you know today.