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.
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?
Microbial mats may have persisted through millions of years thanks to viruses. But how do viruses shape these microbial communities?
Sourdough bread has been part of human history for millennials but where do its aromas come from?
Mars does not seem very welcoming: It’s cold, dry, and it gets a lot of UV light on the surface. Would microbes survive in this harsh environment?
Determining the causal link between diseases and microbiota is still a challenge in microbiota research. But animal models […]