Mold that can form on bread is a fungus that can't be safely eaten.
Humans aren't the only creatures to exploit the anti-fungal properties of some bacteria.
Learn about phobias to snakes and spiders on this edition of A Moment of Science.
Imagine that you're an insect, and that you've fallen ill because some bacteria or parasites have invaded your body. What do you do?
Potter's fascination with animals and plants began long before her literary career.
What do you think, is shelf fungus the tree's friend or foe?
A discovery by students at Yale University might one day mean we can throw plastic into the compost pile.
Scientists have found zombie ants in the Brazilian rainforests.
In 1928, Alexander Fleming was studying the bacterium, Staphylococcus, when some of the bacteria became contaminated with Penicillium...
People have used moldy and fermented substances to treat wounds for over three thousand years. Learn about the history of antibiotics.