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Image shows numerous termites gathered around a hole.

Underground species eats or buries its dead, depending on likelihood of catching disease.

Joshua Learn, Contributor

New research adds to the worry that soil microbes will make climate change worse.

Gabriel Popkin, Contributor

Scientists show that bacteria have unexpected effects in spider sex.

Rodrigo Pérez Ortega, Contributor

Microbiologists are debating how a group of ancient microbes fits into the emergence of the first complex organisms.

Valerie Brown, Contributor

Endurance exercise favors the growth of some gut bacteria, which might provide athletes with an extra boost.

Rodrigo Pérez Ortega, Contributor

Soil bacteria often take 50 years or more to react to changes in climate.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Scientists are finding microbes that are good for crops but bad for weeds.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

People infected with Toxoplasma gondii are more likely to be entrepreneurs, according to new research.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

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