Gram negative diplococci in blood smear of patient taken 2 hours after dental cleaning Read More
Microsporum gypseum microconidia. Unstained interference phase microscope. (1000X) Read More
Young sibling polyps of staghorn coral (Acropora millepora) three days after settlement. In a National Science Foundation-supported study, researchers found that the ability to fluoresce may influence whether or not the coral settle on the reef of their origin or disperse, and go elsewhere.
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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
Here I try to bring microbiology into Hallowe'en with costumes in class, and some bioluminescent microbial art of famous microbiologists! Read More
Colorized transmission electron micrograph of Avian influenza A H5N1 viruses (seen in gold) grown in MDCK cells (seen in green).
Avian influenza A viruses do not usually infect humans; however, several instances of human infections and outbreaks have been reported since 1997. When such infecti... Read More
I was at a tech meeting hosted by Amazon Web Services to see how I may use some of their cloud computing services for this site. One segment of the presentation was devoted to customers who use AWS for their sites or work. The slide you see in this image comes from Michael Schatz, Researcher at ... Read More
Varicella. Vesicle smear from case of chicken pox. Direct fluorescent antibody (FA) staining readily differentiates chicken pox or zoster lesions from those due to Herpes simplex viru Read More
Helicobacter pylori (yellow), a common bacterium that lives in the stomach lining, increases the risk of stomach cancer (brown cells) and peptic ulcers. But over time H. pylori can reduce stomach acid and acid reflux, which may help fend off esophageal cancer. The microbe also appears to help pr... Read More
this photo was in fungal isolation procedure in PESIAS college , bangalore, INDIA .
Specimen: Dung fungi found on a cow pile
Technique: Epi-illumination, 20 stacked images
Credit: Mr. Mike Crutchley, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom - Olympus BioScapes Read More
Activated sludge. Note the bacterial rods and filament within the floc. (5000X) Read More
Paracoccidioides brasiliensis tissue or parasitic form grown in vitro at 37 C Read More
Orange pigmented crustose lichens. From the Wistreich Collection. Read More
Microscopic view of a swarm of Euglena species. (approx. X 100). Taken from the Wistreich Collection, appearing exclusively on MicrobeWorld. Read More
Blastomyces dermatitidis in tissue from patient from Uganda, Africa. Gridley's stain 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
mycoplasma arthritidis. Light micrograph. Crystal violet methylene blue strain. Note colonial morphology and classic 'fired-egg' appearance of isolated colony after approximately 10 days worth of growth on agar Read More
From fungi to flies, some parasitic species have figured out how to control their host's behavior to get what they need. See what happens when bugs go really bad with this slide show from Scientific American. Read More