A quick demonstration of how my Microbial Mania can impact the holiday season! Read More
Auxarthron (Myxotrichium) umbrinum. Arthrospores closely resemble those of C. immitis. Isolated in Death Valley, California soil 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
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
escheria coli bacteriophage plaque count. four dilution plates (10x) 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
Herpes simplex, type 1. Isolate in human fetal diploid cell cultures, identified by direct FA staining (R.W. Emmons) Read More
Cladosporium trichoides hyphae in brain abscess. Case of Dr. Barnola. PAS stain. Human Read More
Photograph of a poster issued by the Chinese government in the late 1970s depicting the spread of hookworm to humans by the use of human feces as fertilizer. A prevention method is also illustrated - wearing shoes. These posters have been in the office of Dickson Despommier since the 1970s. Read More
Scanning electron micrograph of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteria (yellow, round items) killing and escaping from a human white cell. Credit: National Institutes of Health/Department of Health and Human Services (NIAID) Read More
A colorized electron microscope image captures delicate chains of streptococcus in a laboratory sample. Though some strep infections can be deadly, many strains are harmless—among the thousands of benign beings that make their home in our bodies.
Photograph by Martin Oeggerli, with support fr... Read More
Mycobacterium Xenopi. One Colony of each of three different strains Read More
Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae. Gram stain of 36 hour thioglycolate broth culture (1000X) 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
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
Immunoelectrophoresis. Wells 1 and 2 rabbit serum, Wells 3 rabbit gammaglobulin, trough 1 and 3 antirabbit serum, trough 2 anti-gamma-globulin Read More
Acholeplasma laidlawii, light micrograph (approximately 400X) Unstained. Note colonial morphology and classical 'fried-egg' appearance after 4 days growth Read More
Exophiala jeanselmei. Some conidiophores are very short lateral pegs on hyphae. LCB stain Read More
sputum achieving score of 0 because of abundant squamous cells and absence of neutrophils - a mixed culture occurred with colonies resembling pseudomas aeruginosa, escheria coli and klebsiella or enterobacter Read More
Bioluminescent art blends science and creativity to create images that can only be seen in the dark. What do you get when you add a chemical engineer, a graphic designer and a research scientist? Beautiful art. In a wondrous combination of nature and design, bioluminescent art involves using nat... Read More