The life of a bacteria community is a huge balancing act.
Unfortunately, this old saying doesn't make a lot of sense in the context of modern science.
A new study suggests it may not be the worst thing in the world to clean your baby's pacifier with your own saliva.
I recently read that a team of international scientists has decoded and published the entire genome of the naked mole rat. Why would anyone want to do this?
What we call “the flu bug” is really many different viruses. There are two main families: A and B, and both have many individual members, like Influenza A-Moscow, Influenza A-Panama and Influenza B-Sichuan.