In a significant revelation that may help us understand about life's early evolution on Earth and contribute to the search for life on Mars, a study has shown that microbes living under the vast reserves of oil deep underground are social creatures.
A new biosensor can measure what is going on within HIV-infected cells in real-time and also provide insight on the interactions between the AIDS virus and the tuberculosis causing bacteria within the cells.
After examining DNA from 21 primate species - from squirrel monkeys to humans - scientists have exposed an evolutionary war against infectious bacteria over iron that circulates in the host's bloodstream.
Here is a piece of news worth noting for the couples as a new study suggests that kissing even for 10 seconds can transfer as many as 80 million bacteria. Shocking! Isn't it? And you thought a kiss only spreads love.
Scientists who unlocked the genetic code of bacteria grown from a soldier who died of dysentery in World War I say it revealed a superbug already resistant to penicillin and other antibiotics decades before they were in common use.
Ebola can be quickly detected using microfluidics, the study of very tiny volumes of liquids, according to Juan Pablo Agusil Antonoff, a specialist in biomedical engineering at the Ibero-American University in Mexico.