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Is Curiosity carrying Earth bacteria ?

NASA’s Mars rover may have inadvertantly carried bacteria from Earth on to Mars in its drillbits. Reports have suggested that a NASA engineer may have…

Excuse Me Sir, But Your Trash Can Just Doesn’t Fit In

Yes, this is the most epic Mario-themed bathroom ever created. No, I still don’t recommend trying to crawl through any of the pipes in this house to go looking for extra lives and gold coins. All you will find is a terrible smell and tons of bacteria. Oh, and just joking about the trash can, it [...]

Alien bacteria turns out to be iron deposits

What was thought to be fossilised bacteria in a meteorite has turned out to be something more mundane. The find echoes the alleged discovery of fossil…

Cause of the Black Death plague identified

Scientists have determined the bacteria responsible for the “Black Death” during the middle ages. Bacteria Yersinia pestis is believed to have been th…

Bacteria a lot smarter than believed

New research suggests that some bacteria is actually a lot more adept at complex decision making than believed. When you think of bacteria the level o…