When the steppe peoples entered Europe in a bid to leave the plague behind, they would have unwittingly introduced the bacterium to entirely new populations which had never encountered it.
Yes, you could even make chicken sashimi at home, but please don't.
The plague outbreak is a powerful enemy that cannot be stopped easily.
In a total coincidence, the same Houston hospital saw a patient with a flesh-eating infection, then published a paper about how it kills.
Experiments on the International Space Station have shown how bacteria can effectively defend itself.
A BBC investigation found "concerning" levels of the bacteria in the ice used by coffee chains in the U.K.
Scientists found that the Venus's hair bacteria had managed to take over miles of seafloor around the Tagoro volcano, near the Canary Islands.
Scientists have used a peptide from Komodo dragon blood to create a drug that helps wound healing in mice.
The joint venture has a huge mission: to advance understanding of the tiny microorganisms that inhabit the world we live in.
And we've only identified 6 million of them.
Simon Park created a new cover of Charles Darwin's 'On the Origin of Species' entirely from bacteria.
A researcher has invented a cheap filter paper that removes more than 99.9 percent of bacteria from water.
Information on what causes this psychiatric illness may be found inside the mouth.
Failure to comply may cost a property owner as much as $25,000 in penalties.
This bacteria has an unusual cell structure that may make it more virulent.
The super cheap batteries could power paper-based diagnostic tools.