This montage of tiny, transparent C. elegans—or roundworms—may offer insight into understanding human infertility. Researchers used fluorescent dyes to label the worm cells and watch the process of sex-cell division, called meiosis, unfold as nuclei (blue) move through the tube-like gonads. Such... 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
Cryptococcus neoformans in mash preparation of mouse brain. Note large capsule and narrow budding isthmus 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
Brown hyphae of Cercospora apii in subcutaneous lesion. H & E stain 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
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
Marine bioluminescent Photobacterium kishitanii
The genus Photobacterium was first coined by Martin Beijerinck, in 1889, and originally referred to all bacteria capable of light production. Species belonging to Photobacterium are gram negative, rod shaped, chemoorganotrophic, facultative aerob... Read More
An algal bloom in a stream bordering land plants. From the Wistreich Collection Read More
As if another reason was needed to quit smoking, though this one is certainly a doozy. Read More
This highly-magnified, digitally-colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) depicted numbers of virions from a Novel Flu H1N1 isolate. Thanks to the CDC's PHIL for this image. Read More
Mucus sheet showing closely adherent bacteria; bacteria are absent on portion of mucus sheet after washing (650X) Read More
Click source to view some great images of crops being destroyed as the result of E. coli prevention steps in Europe. 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
Acid-fast rods. (approx X 1000). Taken from the Wistreich Collection, appearing exclusively on MicrobeWorld. Read More