Bacteria could lead to cleaner methane power
Organic fuel cells turn methane into electricity without harmful leaks.
Researchers are breeding fluorescent bacteria to uncover landmines
Lasers and microorganisms might help us clean up the world's minefields.
Scientists discover shortcut for turning grass into plane fuel
Your lawnmower clippings may one day power your vacation trip.
4 billion year-old fossils found in Canadian quartz
These fossilized microorganisms could be the oldest record of life we have.
Scientists make a viable semi-synthetic organism
The lifeform holds on to its artificial genetic letters without a hitch.
Researchers have found a way to pair cells to smartphones
The breakthrough could one day lead to disease-curing devices in your pocket.
Researchers discover bacteria can communicate electrically, like neurons
The long-distance messaging helps bacterial colonies survive and thrive.
Researchers genetically engineer Salmonella to eat brain tumors
This is the first time you'll actually want a case of food poisoning.
Scientists find bacteria resistant to last-ditch drug treatments
It's a warning that medicine needs to find an alternative to current antibiotics.