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Pasta And Bamboo Reimagined As Bacteria And DNA

Fun pictures from Popular Science... Read More

Cryptococcus neoformans

Cryptococcus neoformans in mash preparation of mouse brain. Note large capsule and narrow budding isthmus Read More

C. elegans sex-cell division

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

"Attention FoodMart shoppers, special on Salmonella, aisle 3"

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

Exophiala jeanselmei

Conidia and secondary budding of Exophiala jeanselmei. LCB stain Read More

Test Submission-Blood Donation in Nepal

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

corynebacterium diptheriae on Tinsdale agar

corynebacterium diptheriae on Tinsdale agar Read More

Brown hyphae of Cercospora apii

Brown hyphae of Cercospora apii in subcutaneous lesion. H & E stain Read More

Virions revealed in a preparation of HIV

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

An algal bloom in a stream bordering land plants

An algal bloom in a stream bordering land plants. From the Wistreich Collection Read More

Marine bioluminescent Photobacterium kishitanii

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

Happy Nerdy Holidays

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

Microsporum gypseum

Microsporum gypseum colony on Sabouraud's agar Read More

Tobacco bacterias are potential cause of URI's

As if another reason was needed to quit smoking, though this one is certainly a doozy. Read More

H1N1

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

Mucus sheet showing closely adherent bacteria; bacteria are absent on portion of mucus sheet after washing (650X) Read More

Vegetables discarded, mulched over E. coli fears in Europe

Click source to view some great images of crops being destroyed as the result of E. coli prevention steps in Europe. Read More

Photos from the ASMBiodefense 2012 H5N1 Research Discussion

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

Acid-fast rods. (approx X 1000). Taken from the Wistreich Collection, appearing exclusively on MicrobeWorld. Read More

Basidiobolus haptosporus

Two zygospores of Basidiobolus haptosporus. Lactophenol cotton blue stain Read More

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