Scientists say they've found bacteria growing in the Canadian arctic at below freezing temperatures, making it the coldest environment bacteria have ever been found to grow in.
Taking a dip in your local public pool this summer might not be so appealing now that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) report that nearly 60 percent of public pools contain a detectable amount of bacteria found in human feces that can cause rashes and infections.
Coconut oil can be used as an antibiotic in dental care products to fight the bacteria that causes tooth decay.
A new study suggests that chimpanzees in African sanctuaries are carrying human strains of bacteria that are drug-resistant.
Researchers found that important and resourceful bacteria in the baby microbiome can ferret out nourishment from a previously unknown source, possibly helping at-risk infants break down components of breast milk.