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You may think that these were small pieces of art...nope just bacteria in petri dishes.

Klari Reis has an ongoing project called The Daily Dish Every day she posts pictures of her stunning hand-painted petri dishes which resemble live bacteria samples.

Cross-section of a sugarcane root | Debora Leite || A dicot plant as seen through the lack of vascular bundles, or "Monkey faces".

Cross-section of a sugarcane root - Debora Leite. A dicot plant as seen through the lack of vascular bundles, or "Monkey faces".

At first I thought it was a x-ray of a back bone/spine, but it is actually a type of algae.

Microscopy prints would make a great, colorful, abstract series for a wall somewhere. Looks like bamboo.

I have happily spent the day printing papers and fabrics on my Gelli Plate using the Cell Theory Stencil (mostly). Working with these papers has been so big and fun for me in the last few months. Many of you know I am a paste paper addict, nothing thrills me more than to paint papers all day. This is a variation on that theme, and a way to meditatively make art and not think too much. My cerebrum needed a break.

I have happily spent the day printing papers and fabrics on my Gelli Plate using the Cell Theory Stencil (mostly).

Petri dishes with crocheted mould colonies by Elinart.http://myrustysieve.blogspot.co.uk/2011/02/little-something-for-lab-geek-in-your.html

Embroidered petri dishes by Elin Thomas. I know what I'm making for my lab coordinator at school for Christmas.

This fractal, Cells Alive, is a winner at “Benoît Mandelbrot Fractal Art Contest 2009”. It will show in “International Congress of Mathematicians 2010”, Hyderabad, India.

❄۞Φ Fractals Φ۞❄ ~ This fractal, Cells Alive, is a winner at “Benoît Mandelbrot Fractal Art Contest It will show in “International Congress of Mathematicians Hyderabad, India.

Pyramidal neurons forming a network in the brain. These are nerve cells from the cerebral cortex that have one large apical dendrite and several basal dendrites.

Neurons in the brain Credit: Dr Jonathan Clarke. Pyramidal neurons forming a network in the brain. These are nerve cells from the cerebral cortex that have one large apical dendrite and several basal dendrites.

Red Cell No. 1 - Sonya Yong james

Red Cell No. 1 Sonya Yong James Hand dyed silk organza and wool felt sculpture. 70 inches length x 24 inches width x 12 inches depth Photography by Luke Allerdice

Vascular bundle of a Fern Rhizome. Microscopic cross-section of xylem and phloem cells by Michael Clayton.

This isn't lace, it's the vascular bundle of a Fern Rhizome. Microscopic cross-section of xylem and phloem cells (water and sap-carrying cells) by Michael Clayton.