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Rainstorms deposit sediment that hampers the effects of sunlight on lakes and rivers.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

With gene editing technology, newly discovered mutations may become tools for boosting booze flavor.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Gut microbes compete with their host for a nutrient called choline.

Marcus Woo, Contributor

New research suggests that gut microbes tell flies what to eat.

Olivia Trani, Contributor

Everywhere you go, everything you touch, you are surrounded by microscopic germs.

Karin Heineman, ISTV Executive Producer

A new model attempts to predict the spread of rabies through the Andes Mountains.

Andrew Silver, Contributor

The colors of Yellowstone's hot springs come from microbes called thermophiles, which flourish in the boiling water. 

Odd viruses flourish in boiling, acidic Yellowstone hot springs.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

Study shows the connection between sleep loss and a higher rate of illness.

Marsha Lewis, Contributing Producer

Biotechnology companies are cracking the genetic codes to make microorganisms produce flavors and fragrances.

Benjamin Plackett, Contributor

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