Having recently (and barely) recovered from a tangle w/ this character - the Norovirus - I've a new found respect for it's potency.
After all, anything that can reduce a grown man to a weak as a kitten, aching, cursing his immune system wretch should be rightly acknowledged as worthy. Read More
Scanning electron micrograph of HIV particles infecting a human T cell. Credit: NIAID, NIH Read More
this photo was in fungal isolation procedure in PESIAS college , bangalore, INDIA .
On a lavender background, this illustration provides a 3D graphical representation of a generic influenza virion’s ultrastructure, and is not specific to a seasonal, avian or 2009 H1N1 virus.
There are three types of influenza viruses: A, B and C. Human influenza A and B viruses cause season... Read More
Aspergillus restrictus from generalized aspergillosis. Note radiating hyphae in granuloma Read More
I recently have come across a blog written by a biological anthropologist who is currently a stay at home mother to her little girl. A favorite hobby of hers is baking and her blog chronicles her culinary adventures, which much to my delight includes science themed baked goods like cookies and ... Read More
Quantitative precipitin test. Constant antibody with 2-fold increase in antigen concentration. Note inhibition in antigen excess and precipitation in equivalence zone. Read More
As if another reason was needed to quit smoking, though this one is certainly a doozy. Read More
Coxsackie viruses. Coloured transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a group of Coxsackie viruses. These viruses were named after the town in the USA where they were isolated. They are entero- viruses, part of the Picornaviridae group. This group contains small, non-enveloped, icosahedral- shap... Read More
Gram negative diplococci in blood smear of patient taken 2 hours after dental cleaning Read More
Bacteroides fragilis colonies on blood agar (1:5) Read More
Attachment of several treponemes to testicular cell membranes 22 hours post-infection. Note the orientation of the treponemes mediated by their tapered ends and apparent disk-like organelle Read More
Very happy all that information was put to a use other than advertising research or gathering digital dust in a data warehouse somewhere . . Read More
This digitally-colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) revealed the presence of hepatitis B virions. The large round virions are known as Dane particles.
Hepatitis means inflammation of the liver. Toxins, certain drugs, some diseases, heavy alcohol use, and bacterial and viral infec... Read More
Microsporum gypseum microconidia. Unstained interference phase microscope. (1000X) Read More
Several paramecia showing internal structures. From the Wistreich Collection. Read More
Should you ever visit Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory on Long Island, New York, be sure to go see the food blender that was used to carry out the well known Hershey-Chase experiment. The blender is located in the Szybalski Reading Room of the Carnegie Library. After entering the front door of the ... Read More
Life cycle (illustration) of Chlamydia trachomatis Read More
Swarm of paramecia surrounding an unidentified protozoan. From the Wistreich Collection. Read More