Now, a comic on romantic microorganisms!

An unusual manga comic based on the amorous experiences of some microorganisms, created by a former scientist who specialised in microbiology and fermentation, has become a hit among Japanese readers.

Nuclear waste-eating bacteria discovered
Nuclear waste-eating bacteria discovered

Tiny single-cell organisms discovered living underground could help dispose the hazardous nuclear waste, scientists say.

Using hollow-head toothbrush? Junk it now

After reading this news, go check your toothbrush type. According to research, solid-head toothbrushes retain less bacteria compared to hollow-head toothbrushes.

Eating probiotics daily may help reduce high blood pressure

A new study suggests that consuming probiotics found in yoghurt and other dairy products not just help in aiding digestion but may also help in controlling blood pressure.

Scientists vexed in probe of North American starfish deaths

Scientists are struggling to find the cause of a disease that is killing off numerous species of starfish on both the Pacific and Atlantic coasts of North America, dispatching the five-armed creatures in a particularly gruesome way.

Single currency notes infested with over 3,000 types of bacteria

Researchers at New York University`s Dirty Money Project found that currency is a medium of exchange for hundreds of different kinds of bacteria, as bank notes are passed on from hand to hand.

Mars may have been inhabited by microorganisms: Study

All the ingredients that support life were present just below the surface of Mars for much of the red planet`s history, a new study has claimed.