The famous animal popularized by a cartoon in the '90s is now back in the limelight. Apparently, the Tasmanian devil's milk might just be the solution to the perennial medical problem of superbugs.
Wolbachia has combination of genes, which includes DNA from black widow spider.
Scientists discovered a microbe that could provide a model for how “alien life” might survive in uninhabitable planets throughout the universe.
A new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revealed that the overall antibiotic used in hospitals did significantly changed between 2006 and 2012.
A 61-year-old contracted a rare illness that is related with parrots. Doctors soon discovered that Chylmadia psattaci DNA is found in the man's sputum. This is a type of pneumonia that is caused by a bacteria called Chylmadia psattaci and is deadly to the birds.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has confirmed the fourth case of potentially deadly superbug infection in the US from a young girl in Connecticut.
New research from Rutgers University debunks the five-second rule, as bacteria can contaminate food in even less than a second.
Scientists uncover hidden pattern in the M protein structures of group A streptococcus that could be used in the development of vaccine against the bacteria.
A new study from the Ohio State University revealed a never-before-seen genus of bacteria believed to be unique in shale oil and gas wells made by hydraulic fracturing.
The U.S. Food and Drugs Administration has ordered companies and manufacturers of so-called antibacterial soaps to stop making their products commercially available. This is due to lack of scientific evidence proving their efficacy in preventing the spread of germs.
Musicians, particularly wind instrument players, should clean up their instruments thoroughly after a bagpipe player suffered from "bagpipe lung" last week and died due to the fungus found inside the victim's instrument.
Scientists have designed a bacterial genome that has been massively recoded, which, if proven successful, could be the greatest accomplishment of genetic engineering by far.
Scientists created a new nanostructured material capable of harnessing 50 percent of the sunlight's energy to disinfect surrounding water.
Earlier this year, images surfaced of toxic algal blooms in Florida, caused by pollution dumped in a lake, making people sick, but there are other issues in the Ocean that are damaging our health.