A New Drug Uses CRISPR to Fight Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

“Antibiotics are weapons of mass destruction: extremely powerful but imprecise.”

October 1, 2017

Scientists Just Discovered Organisms That Are Distinct From Any Life Forms Known to Science

The tree of life on earth has some new branches.

September 14, 2017

This Biotech Clothing Automatically Ventilates When You Start to Sweat

The prototype shirt began evaporating sweat after five minutes.

September 3, 2017

We May Have Just Found the Hormone That Lets Gut Bacteria Talk to the Brain

Important clue for solving the mystery.

September 3, 2017

New Study Shows How Your Gut Bacteria Could Influence Anxiety

What's in the gut can affect the brain.

August 28, 2017

Cyborg Bacteria Could Be the Key to Commercially Viable Artificial Photosynthesis

A natural process has been given a synthetic upgrade.

August 22, 2017

Researchers Seek New Ways to Fight Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Cities

Learning about bacterial “urban sprawl” may help us fight bacteria immune to antibiotics.

August 9, 2017

New Research Shows Microgravity Mutates Bacteria Into Superbugs

This could be trouble for future Mars missions.

June 2, 2017

A Superbug-Killing Compound Was Just Discovered in the Depths of a Toxic Lake

These arsenic-laced waters may be our best weapon in the fight against antibiotic resistance.

May 5, 2017

Elon Musk’s SpaceX is Launching a Superbug Into Space

Sounds more like SpaceX is pitching a futuristic horror film.

February 12, 2017
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