Common microbes seem to help treat cancer—at least in mice.

Claire Maldarelli at 09:31 AM Mar 5 2018
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A gentle pulse of electricity can make bacteria dance (or rather, swim) to scientists' tune. Researchers

Kate Baggaley at 09:02 AM Jan 18 2017

The human nose is packed with bacteria. Some of its inhabitants can sicken us, but yet other nose-dwellers may hold ...

Kate Baggaley at 13:05 PM Jul 28 2016

To varying degrees, we all have a bit of that natural funk. Our body odor stems from a friendly batch of bacteria ...

Lindsey Kratochwill at 09:36 AM May 16 2016

Research has shown that the bacteria that live on and inside us can influence our digestion, our weight, our mood, ...

Claire Maldarelli at 09:36 AM May 16 2016
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Among bacteria's many attributes, perhaps one of its most overlooked yet important ones is its ability to propel ...

Claire Maldarelli at 10:05 AM Mar 16 2016

You inherit your first microbiome, the colony of bacteria that live in and on your body, from your mother at the ...

Alexandra Ossola at 16:21 PM Feb 24 2016
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