James Hamblins stopped showering for months and found that he didn't smell. Julia Scott said microbes naturally moisturized her skin and her acne disappeared.
A Swedish-led study links seasonal shifting in brown bears' gut microbes as the key to coping with metabolic demands of long winter sleep.
The link between social behavior and microbes in the gastrointestinal tracts of chimpanzees has been documented by scientists.
Scientists are testing freeze-dried fecal pills as a possible cure for obesity.
Scientists find that exercise early in life benefits both brain as well as health.
Children who are exposed to dogs and farm animals at a very young age have a reduced risk of developing asthma by the age of seven, a new study found.
According to a new study, no matter how much disinfectant people use, their homes will still be covered in bacteria.
Infants who are exposed to a diverse range of bacterial species in house dust during the first year of life are less likely to develop asthma in early childhood, according to a new study.
A new study found that malnourished children's gut microbes do not fully recover even after treatment.
A new study found that one dollar bill contains roughly 3,000 different types of bacteria.
Small microbes found on the bottom of the ocean floor may have been the reason for the largest extinction event ever happened on the earth, according to a new study.
Researchers identified 2,500 new antibiotic resistance genes.
Researchers have discovered signs of life in 20 different microbes in the first ever sediment sample to be analyzed from the bottom of an ice-covered lake in Antarctica.
Researchers report that parents who clean their babies' pacifiers with their own saliva could help lower their children's risk of developing asthma, allergies and eczema.
Researchers state that bacteria found in patients post-gastric bypass surgery might help with weight loss.