Its a lot more crowded in your cubicle than you probably thought eh? With these little guys, even when you're by yourself you're never alone! Read More
Under a relatively low magnification of 121X, this digitally-colorized scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of an untreated water specimen extracted from a wild stream mainly used to control flooding during inclement weather, revealed the presence of unidentified organisms, which included bacteria... Read More
Auxarthron (Myxotrichium) umbrinum. Arthrospores closely resemble those of C. immitis. Isolated in Death Valley, California soil Read More
Trypanosoma brucei, a protozoan parasite, is the causative agent of African sleeping sickness in humans (T. b. gambiense and T. b. rhodesiense) and nagana in cattle (T. b. brucei). These diseases result in much economic hardship and morbidity in Sub-Saharan Africa. The life cycle of these organi... Read More
As researchers, sneakers on, trickled out of UC San Francisco’s Genentech Hall on a warm, windless evening this week, assorted persons with stylish glasses and prettier footwear made their way against the flow and into the building’s marble atrium.
The California College of the Arts and the ... Read More
escheria coli bacteriophage plaque count. four dilution plates (10x) Read More
fd virus membranes and various other assemblages. Credit: Dr. Zvonimir Dogic, Dr. Thomas Gibaud, Dr. Edward Barry & Mark Zakhary
2012 Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition Image of Distinction
Bromocresol fermentation tubes (escherichia coli). note acid (yellow) and gas (bubble) Read More
The presence of green algae colonizing the air space. From the Wistreich Collection. Read More
Cladosporium trichoides hyphae in brain abscess. Case of Dr. Barnola. PAS stain. Human Read More
Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae. Gram stain of 36 hour thioglycolate broth culture (1000X) Read More
Researchers have discovered the largest virus ever, and they've given it a terrifying name: Pandoravirus.
A typical virus is a tiny sack of genetic material that injects itself into a much larger cell and uses it to make more viruses. The Pandoravirus is enormous by comparison—large enough to... Read More
These images are amazing and beautiful.
From Wired - "A virus so large and strange that it’s redefined the very concept of a virus has been photographed for the first time. It’s even weirder than expected." Read More
Einstein in E. coli, an apple tree grown from fungi and a fluorescent Mario are just some of the masterworks cast in agar jelly by creative microbiologists. Read More
Richard Lenski, Hannah Distinguished Professor, Michigan State University, at the American Association for the Advancement of Science meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia. Read More
Mycobacterium Xenopi. One Colony of each of three different strains Read More
Scanning electron micrograph of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and a dead human neutrophil. Credit: National Institutes of Health/Department of Health and Human Services (NIAID). Read More
A quick demonstration of how my Microbial Mania can impact the holiday season! Read More