These (Aggressive) Newfound Ocean Viruses May Also Live in the Human Gut
Is the newly discovered, tailless Autolykiviridae virus shaping your microbiome?
China Denounces Coal, Chile Goes Solar, and Guinea Tackles Sleeping Sickness
Chile turned the Atacama Desert into a giant solar farm, China denounced coal power, and Guinea has been plagued by sleeping sickness.
Microbes Might Paint Your Next Party Dress
The official “fashion month,” September has concluded its parade of gorgeous outfits. These contain harmful dyes, though. Can microbes make safer colors?
Plastic in Your Beer, Toxins in Your Air, and Heavy Metals on Your Doorsteps
From household plastic to industrial waste, anthropogenic activity has created compounds that poison ecosystems from water to air.
Should We Worry About Ancient Pathogens Being Revived?
Accidental exposure to bacteria trapped inside a crystal is unlikely. Frozen ancient pathogens, however, are another matter.
Sunscreen Linked to Coral Reef Decay
Globally, we release roughly four to six thousand tons of sunscreen in coral reef areas. The result has been disastrous.