All living cells possess a universal chemical mechanism for methane formation News | BioQuant | March 09th, 2022 Bacillus subtilis releases methane. Surprised? Your body cells also release the greenhouse gas! Publication by Ilka Bischofs' Lab in Nature 603:482–487 (2022) Dr. Ilka Bischofs and collaborators uncover that methane formation is driven by reactive oxygen species across all living organisms. Read the original Nature publication.