Life on Mars Could Exist In The Form Of Bacteria In Planet’s Salty Areas Like Earth’s Atacama Desert

When it comes to life on other planets, it’s hard to know without definite proof. However, new research now suggests that life on Mars may indeed exist in the form of bacteria... Read more »

Enceladus, A Saturn’s Moon, Has Nutrient-Rich Oceans For Bacteria

In 2004, the Cassini probe arrived in Saturn’s orbit and sent back quite a few exciting discoveries. Enceladus, the 6th-largest Saturn’s moon shows, at its southern polar region, geothermal activity. That evidenced... Read more »

Dinosaur Fossils Present Modern Bacteria, According To New Research

We got some terrible news for fans of Jurassic Park that were hoping scientists would somehow be able to clone dinosaurs. This is impossible since DNA breaks down over time, so dinosaur... Read more »

Bacteria causing limb amputation and even death spreads in the US waters

Cases of people getting infected with grave bacteria were reported in the Chesapeake Bay and all over the Gulf Coast. The virus is contacted after consuming or touching raw shellfish. People contaminated... Read more »

Bacteria That Produce Electricity, Found By MIT Scientists

Deep underwater, in mines, and even in the human gut, bacteria are some microscopic power plants. These microorganisms generate electricity to adapt to the harsh conditions they live in and survive them.... Read more »

Pneumonia Outbreak In Italy Might Have Been Caused by Bacteria in Water Supply

Just recently, Italy has been hit by a strong pneumonia outbreak that afflicted over 100 individuals. Now, the Italian health officials are investigating whether the bacteria in the water supply are the culprits for... Read more »

Tropical STD That Causes Genitals To Rot Away Discovered For the First Time in the U.K.

If cases of flesh-eating bacteria like the necrotizing fasciitis haven’t frightened you before, then this next one will. A rare STI called Donovanosis, which is usually found in tropical countries like southeast... Read more »

Bacteria Evolves to Become Hand Sanitizer Resistant

A recent study reveals that bacteria can develop a tolerance to the alcohol used in hand sanitizers. This research focused on bacteria collected from two Australian hospitals from 1997 until 2015, which... Read more »

New Research Shows Bacteria Exterminated at Higher Rates than Expected

The new theory shows that in the past million years between 45,000 and 95,000 types of bacteria have gone extinct. Researchers have also discovered that bacteria resists mass extinction, hitting strong life... Read more »

Researchers Find That Bacteria Species Can Often Become Extinct

Scientists have always believed that microbes don’t usually go extinct, but new research found that bacteria species can die off, and it happens a lot more often than we’d think. The study... Read more »