New study shows how sand sedges lure beneficial bacteria to their roots.
Bacteria that help sorghum survive drought could someday be used as probiotics for crops.
The discovery may one day help people with multidrug-resistant bacterial infections.
Scientists want to identify the hundreds of thousands of viruses that could potentially spill over from wildlife into humans.
Soil bacteria are staggeringly diverse, but a few types are abundant nearly everywhere.
With gene editing technology, newly discovered mutations may become tools for boosting booze flavor.
Gut microbes compete with their host for a nutrient called choline.