Fluorescent image of the sporangium, an enclosure in which spores are formed, of the slime mold Craterium minutum. Honorable Mention, 2011 Olympus BioScapes Digital Imaging Competition®. Credit: Dr. Dalibor Matýsek, Mining University - Technical University of Ostrava, Ostrava, Czech Republic Read More
please send input as to the nature of this. things I know: zoonotic, fast reproduction, fruiting bodies, possible yeast, cryptococcus? Dicty?some maturing cysts filled with red, one-two red dots. Read More
Red algae Scagelia, showing reproductive tetraspores and golden diatoms. 2nd place winner of Olympus BioScapes photomicrography contest 2012.
Credit: Dr. Arlene Wechezak, Anacortes, Washington Read More
A contaminant (mold mycelium) on a Serratia streak plate. Taken from the Wistreich Collection, appearing exclusively on MicrobeWorld. Read More
Circular, smooth, entire, opaque colonies of Alcaligenes on a nutrient agar plate. Taken from the Wistreich Collection, appearing exclusively on MicrobeWorld. Read More
Orange pigmented crustose lichens. From the Wistreich Collection. Read More
Stained blood smear preparation showing spiral morphology. Taken from the Wistreich Collection, appearing exclusively on MicrobeWorld. Read More
Acid-fast rods. (approx X 1000). Taken from the Wistreich Collection, appearing exclusively on MicrobeWorld. Read More
The results of a pour plate after incubation. Taken from the Wistreich Collection, appearing exclusively on MicrobeWorld. Read More
Sonderia sp. (a ciliate that preys upon various algae, diatoms, and cyanobacteria)
2012 Nikon Small World Photomirography Competition Dr. Diana Lipscomb, George Washington University, Department of Biological Sciences, Washington, District of Columbia, USA Read More
This digitally-colorized scanning electron micrograph (SEM) depicted a small grouping of Gram-negative Sebaldella termitidis bacteria.
Recently, “the genome of ATCC 33386 S. termitidis was recently sequenced as part of the U.S. Department of Energy - Joint Genome Institute’s (DOE-JGI) Genomic E... Read More
Moderated by the Chair of the National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity (NSABB), Paul Keim, Ph.D., this session at the ASM Biodefense and Emerging Diseases Research Meeting included discussions of the NSABB’s recommendations for the publication of the controversial H5N1 research.
Presen... Read More
I am just submitting this as a test submission so that I know how the whole process functions.
Image taken at Pashupathinah Temple in Kathmandu Nepal using a Nikon PS510 Read More
Genus Serratia presents special problems of identification because of biochemical and morphological similarity to other genera of the Enterobacteriaceae, notably Klebsiella and Enterobacter. Serratia liquefaciens is an opportunistic pathogen which is capable of colonizing a wide variety of surfa... Read More
Gram-negative rods – Morganella morganii species (approx X1000). Taken from the Wistreich Collection, appearing exclusively on MicrobeWorld. Read More
An algal bloom in a stream bordering land plants. From the Wistreich Collection Read More
Taking pics of my dog. Recently diagnosed with Strongyloides but no better after treatment.any suggestions? Read More
This thin section transmission electron micrograph (TEM) depicts numerous virions revealed in a preparation of HIV (human immunodeficiency virus).
HIV is the virus that can lead to acquired immune deficiency syndrome, or AIDS. CDC estimates that about 56,000 people in the United States contract... Read More