The harlequin ladybug gets a leg up on the natives with the aid of a parasitic fungus.
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Brewer’s yeast and beyond; meet your microbial bartenders.
A new program helps patients decide whether to accept a kidney from a infectious disease risk donor or keep waiting.
Changes in gut microbes may contribute to the dramatic weight loss seen in gastric bypass patients. Does the future hold a surgery-free bypass? Are we sure we want one?
Decreased wingspan in cliff swallows may be an adaptation to the threat of motor vehicles.
Caffeine-infused plant nectar helps honeybees find the right flower.
Bats supplement echolocation with mental maps of their surroundings.
Microbes might have helped melamine to poison milk in China in 2008, causing some 300,000 children and infants to become sick, and six deaths.
When it comes to hosting viruses, bats may have an edge.
270 million-year-old shark dropping yields an exciting surprise – tapeworm eggs!