Did you know that your eyes host a unique menagerie of microbes?
This subterranean "wood wide web" underpins much of life on Earth and could play a crucial role in limiting climate change.
Cataloguing the genetic data of 1.5 million known species will take 10 years, cost approximately $4.7 billion and require the cooperation of scientists, governments and students from around the world.
Doctors have stressed the importance of wind instrument hygiene.
And we've only identified 6 million of them.
Very bad news for bats.
The jungles of Ecuador may hold a secret weapon against plastic pollution.
The incredibly rare species has a distinctive spore that looks like a brain-shaped clover.
A fungus that thrives on human skin also lives many other strange places.