The mosquito - God's cruelest instrument to ensure his creations stay in check?
The mosquito - proof that Evolution is a malevolent mistress that sups on human & animal misery alike?
The mosquito - spreader of VEE: Venezuelan equine encephalitis, which afflicts not only horses, donkeys, zebras... Read More
In a healthy adult human body, most internal organs such as the brain, spleen, liver, and heart are devoid of microorganisms because the immune system keeps them in check. After human host death, however, the immune system falters and microorganisms proliferate throughout the body beginning in ... Read More
Mycoplasma pneumoniae. Macrophotograph of 16mm petri dish containing microcolonies characteristics of broth-grown Mycoplasma pneumoniae Read More
To help scientists understand how the Penicillium stoloniferum virus interacts with its hosts, and how it replicates and matures over its lifecycle, the virus structure was solved at the very high-resolution of 7.3 angstroms. Running the automated AUTO3DEM software on a San Diego Supercomputer C... Read More
I comment a bit, as an educator, about the loss of Carl Woese. Not only the importance of his discoveries, but how he went about his work, remains of great value. Read More
This images was taken during the lab work of my Master thesis on Metallo beta lactamase on Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Acinetobacter spps at Shree Birendra Hospital ( Army Hospital) in Kathmandu Nepal . It clearly shows the antagonism between two discs. Read More
Cladosporium trichoides hyphae and brown sclerotic cells in abscess of abdominal wall. H & E stain Read More
This image depicts a number of what were “suspected” smallpox scab fragments, from the archives of the Virginia Historical Society (VHS).
These fragments came to light when the Museum was in the process of putting together an exhibit entitled, “Bizarre Bits”, chronicling its collection dating... Read More
Phase contrast flash of Hymenomonas sp., a coccolithophorid phytoflagellate Read More
Colony of Streptomyces (sp.) on Sabouraud's dextrose agar, incubated at 30C Read More
photograph of carcass of swine showing lesions of swine erysipelas (b&w) Read More
Click source to view images of workers throwing away cucumbers to be destroyed at an agriculture facility near Bucharest on Monday, June 6, as sales collapsed in Romania's markets due to the fear of E. coli contamination. Read More
Mycobacterium smegmatis colonies on lowenstein-jensen media (2x) Read More
Blastomyces dermatitidis. Yeast phase. Interference phase microscopy Read More
This is a picture of the Christmas tree in the University of Colorado Hospital Microbiology Department.
The tree is adorned with homemade culture plate ornaments (one for each staff member) and topped with a stuffed Staphylococcus aureus microbe. Read More
This episode: Bacteria are important for a good immune response to unadjuvanted influenza vaccines!
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Toxoplasma gondii oocysts from cat feces. Taken from the Wistrich Collection. Read More
Histoplasma capsulatum in mitral valve. Yeasts and rare hyphal growth in vivo Read More