Colonies of bacteria fight for resources using a lethal protein

rival colonies of the bacteria Paenibacillus dendritiformis can produce a lethal chemical that keeps competitors at bay.

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Art in a petri dish

Bio Art in a Petri Dish :These little examples of bacteria are created by Eshel Ben-Jacob of the Tel Aviv University. He is currently professor of physics in the School of Physics and Astronomy. And this is what he does with his free time.

"Hello, World!" - Modern biotechnology

"Hello, World!" - Modern Biotechnology for High Schools by Otyp - James, Kyle, David, via Kickstarter.

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These images are part of a series of remarkable patterns that bacteria form when grown in a petri dish. The colony structures form as adaptive responses to laboratory-imposed stresses that mimic hostile environments faced in nature.

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Gardens-in-a-Petri

These little examples are created by Eshel Ben-Jacob of the Tel Aviv University. He is currently professor of physics in the School of Physics and Astronomy. And this is what he does with his free time

Bacterium fighting in Petri dish

rival colonies of the bacteria Paenibacillus dendritiformis can produce a lethal chemical that keeps competitors at bay.

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