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Scoping out the trillions of germs that call the healthy human body home.
A new study of the critters that live on the human body find that our skin is home to a much wider variety of bacteria than previously thought.
Changes in the gut alter brain chemistry and behavior in mice, according to a new study.
A study suggests good bacteria in yogurt affect digestion, but not by repopulating the gut’s flora.
Can samples of the bacteria on a person's hands be enough to identify them?
In this month's Science Diction, we look at the origins of the word 'comet.'
The comet ISON, discovered by two amateur astronomers last year, will zoom past ...
The European Space Agency’s Philae lander is the first probe to touch down on a ...
The Rosetta spacecraft has detected the scent of a comet...and it stinks.
As Comet ISON skirts the sun, it could be destroyed—or emerge, even more spectac...
\tIn 2011, comet Lovejoy traveled through the sun’s corona and lived to tell the tale. But its tail was the most telling. Reporting in the journal Science, Cooper Downs, an astrophysicist at Predictive Science Inc. in San Diego, Calif., says that the wiggly path of the comet’s tail helps explain the sun’s magnetic field. \t