Did you know that your eyes host a unique menagerie of microbes?
It has long been thought that the first animals evolved from single-celled organisms resembling microbes called choanoflagellates that are found in water today.
This subterranean "wood wide web" underpins much of life on Earth and could play a crucial role in limiting climate change.
"Our work is calling for a complete revision for how we think about the potential for life on Mars."
Estimating the quantity of microbes on the planet is an extremely difficult task.
A new study suggests that the Red Planet could have supported subsurface microbes.
A study has shown children more prone to becoming obese had different populations of microbes in their mouths.
Enceladus is a "hot spot" in the search for extraterrestrial life.
"This is the first time an ecosystem has been found to survive directly on the basis of nuclear energy."
Results from taste tests were not immediately available.
(Methane + carbon dioxide) - carbon monoxide = aliens?
The palace is constructed from oolitic limestone, a material that contains 200-million-year-old microbes.
This stunning discovery pushes the limits of our understanding about how and when life started.
The discovery opens up the tantalizing possibility that on other planets, life forms that need only atmospheric gas to survive exist, too.
Humans living in space also, inevitably, means bacteria living in space.
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.
Scientists have found surprising geographic diversity in cacao yeast.
A new study finds the microbiomes of premature infants make them more susceptible to serious infections that cannot be cured.
Researchers found that oil altered microbial communities living in these artificial reefs deep beneath the sea.