Um, can we not?
We’re rapidly clogging the planet with plastic, but this could be a future solution.
As climate change melts the permafrost, slumbering pathogens may awaken and infect humans.
Scientists at Penn State have figured out how to save space and water on space missions by making “space food” out of astronauts’ poop.
An illness thought to be mostly eradicated is alarming scientists with its startling comeback.
Two new studies find that transferring MS patients’ gut bacteria to mice results in brain inflammation.
The global meat industry is soaking the planet in antibiotics — and drug-resistant bacteria is the result.
Google’s sister company Verily is releasing 20 million male mosquitoes in central California that have been sterilized with a bacterium intended to render uninfected females sterile when they mate. This will reduce the population of this species of mosquito, preventing the spread of dangerous diseases such as malaria and Zika—which is crucial given current climate change patterns.