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The fall of the five-second rule

The fall of the five-second rule

Researchers have debunked the idea that dropped food is still bacteria-free after five seconds

By | Posted November 9, 2016

How bacteria can control your brain

How bacteria can control your brain

The microbiome affects more than just your gut

By | Posted April 6, 2016

PODCAST: Neediness, episode 1

PODCAST: Neediness, episode 1

With Carl Zimmer and Zhiheng Pei

By | Posted February 29, 2016

Bringing the backwoods to Brooklyn

Bringing the backwoods to Brooklyn

Taxidermist Divya Anantharaman injects urban flair into a traditional art form

By | Posted February 20, 2016

A gene sequencer that fits in your pocket

A gene sequencer that fits in your pocket

Fast, portable DNA tests are a powerful new tool for fighting disease — and more

By | Posted February 14, 2016

Going viral

Going viral

Scientists are exploring a hidden side of the microbiome with hopes for patient benefits

By | Posted January 23, 2016

Why salmonella is so hard to beat

Why salmonella is so hard to beat

New food safety rules emphasize active prevention but face steep challenges

By | Posted November 27, 2015

Seafloor communities create electricity

Seafloor communities create electricity

In the digital age, we’re all connected by electricity — and some microbes are too

By | Posted November 18, 2015

No touching!

No touching!

“Touchless” touch screen tracks your finger sweat

By | Posted November 3, 2015

VIDEO: The invisible Hudson

VIDEO: The invisible Hudson

Even though we can’t see them, microbes have an important role in the Hudson River

By | Posted October 27, 2015

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