Photocomposite - Escherichia coli (E. coli) on the surface of human skin and hair follicle. E. coli - Gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod prokaryote. Part of human and animal microbiota. E. coli can cause urinary tract infections, traveler's diarrhea and nosocomial infections. Human skin (epidermis) with hair emerging from hair follicle. Courtesy of Dennis Kunkel.
By The Science Learning Hub.
Since Antonie van Leeuwenhoek first saw mysterious ‘animalcules’ (bacteria) through his simple glass lens in the late 1600s, scientists have wanted to understand more about the strange and wonderful things they were discovering by using microscopes.
By Scientific American.
The standard techniques for looking at the diversity of microbial populations may be missing a substantial quantity of important bacteria. Unfortunately, there’s not an easy fix.
By Science in School.
When thinking about diffraction studies, X-rays most often come to mind, but neutrons can also provide important structural information – and could help in the fight against HIV.
The aim of the Polish Society for Microbiology is to propagate to the public achievements in microbiology, especially those developed by the Society members.
Linking researchers from various areas of science and engineering towards studying the complex interactions of microorganisms and electrodes, while finding novel ways to use them for sustainability applications.