Underground species eats or buries its dead, depending on likelihood of catching disease.
A month's worth of cool science stories summed up.
New research adds to the worry that soil microbes will make climate change worse.
Microbiologists are debating how a group of ancient microbes fits into the emergence of the first complex organisms.
Scientists are finding microbes that are good for crops but bad for weeds.
People infected with Toxoplasma gondii are more likely to be entrepreneurs, according to new research.