Science cartoonist Jay Hosler drafted this comic for the cover of the program for The Allegheny Branch of The American Society for Microbiology (ABASM) meeting at Juniata College this weekend (November 20th and 21st). Amusing. To see more of Hosler's work visit Read More
Colony of Streptomyces (sp.) on Sabouraud's dextrose agar, incubated at 30C Read More
Mycoplasma pneumoniae. Photomicrograph, unstained. Note two isolated colonies adjacent to a single classical artifact, a 'pseudocolony' (750X) Read More
H1N1 Mass Vaccination Clinic poster from a high school located in NorthWest, DC, November 6, 2009. Read More
Use of a jet injector during the 1976 New Jersey Influenza A immunization project. 45 million adults in the United States received a vaccine containing the A/New Jersey/76 influenzavirus ("swine flu" virus).
Image via the CDC's Flickr site. Read More
Two parallel rabbit testicular processes with attached Treponema pallidum. Note the ability of single treponemes to associate by the terminal ends to host cell surfaces and to bridge the two adjacent testicular cells Read More
Electron micrograph of type 4 Streptococcus pneumoniae adherent to pharyngeal epithelial cell Read More
Torulopsis glabrata in kidney tubules of terminally ill patient. Patient died with another disease 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
Acholeplasma laidlawii, light micrograph (approximately 400X) Unstained. Note colonial morphology and classical 'fried-egg' appearance after 4 days growth Read More
"The famous tropical sunset scene by Nobel Prize-winner Dr. Roger Tsien, University of California San Diego, USA. This image was created using transgenic bacteria expressing fluorescent protein genes."
Via MicrobialArt.com Read More
There is a new set of photographs on the Small Things Considered blog that are quite interesting. All of them look as if they originate from the 1950's to 1960's decades. ... Read More
Cladosporium trichoides hyphae in brain abscess. Case of Dr. Barnola. PAS stain. Human Read More