Your taste for cheese and yoghurt may never have been satisfied were it not for illicit microbial sex.
Is your makeup making you sick?
The presence of antibiotics in the environment poses a threat to global public health, food safety and human existence.
It's imperative that there's research into the nature, extent, mobility and consequences of antibiotic resistance.
People caught and died from plague long before it caused major epidemics like the Black Death in the middle ages. Could what scientists call cultural resistance be what kept the disease under control?
Sweaty feet and certain cheeses have something in common that makes them reek – can you guess what it is?
Despite awareness of the importance of hand washing, most people often fail to do it properly.
More people are drinking unpasteurised milk but what does the evidence say?
Enterococcus faecalis can on pass its antibiotic resistant genes.
This breakthrough could be key in fighting antibiotic resistance.
When people get sick, they often suspect bacteria and viruses as the cause. But now the CDC is asking physicians and patients to consider another culprit: fungi.
Fungi live in everyone's gut – but now a new study reveals that this colonization may begin before birth.
What is the smell of sweat? An artist recreates the pungent body odor as an art installation.
A woman recently died from Legionnaires' disease at an Atlanta hotel. Why? The cause is known and the disease is largely preventable. Yet the number of cases in the US continue to rise.
The scale of antibiotic resistance among bacteria found on surfaces around London is exposed in our new study.
Recent reports describe people dying from infections caused by flesh-eating bacteria. But that doesn't that mean you can't still enjoy time at the beach frolicking in warm water.
The Pentagon has been instructed by the House of Representatives to investigate whether ticks were infected with Lyme disease by the US military.
From building blocks made of fungus to self-healing concrete, architecture is using biotechnology to make buildings come alive.
Evidence suggests that microbes play a vital role in health. But what microbes we get depends whether we were born in a hospital versus at home. That could impact our health decades later.
The microbiome is one of the largest organs in the body. Understanding its constituents and their functions will lead to breakthroughs in health care and well-being practices.