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Petri dish art

petri dishes / image by Norm Barker  One of my most favorite things to do!

Culture plates growing deadly diseases - although you'd be forgiven for thinking this is a dulux colour chart!

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