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.
An artwork controlled by a colony of bacteria
Artificial molecules fight drug-resistant 'superbugs'
Two discoveries suggest that you can kill stubborn bacteria with synthetic composites.
ICYMI: NASA is going to colonize a space rock
Get ready for cool asteroid photos in about two years.
Sun-powered bacteria turn nasty CO2 into helpful biofuel
The organisms reduce pollution and create fuel in one step.
Gene-modified soil bacteria promise eco-friendly computing
The US Navy is creating nanowires from one of the most renewable resources on the planet.
Scientists dream up a power station staffed by bacteria
Micro-gadgets of the future could, theoretically, be powered by the motion of microbes.
Researchers want to block HIV with a 'therapeutic' virus
This could finally lead to a functional vaccine.