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.
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.