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ART AND MEDICINE
Year : 2017  |  Volume : 18  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 108  

Painting with bacteria


Heart Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar

Date of Web Publication8-Nov-2017

Correspondence Address:
M.D. Rachel Hajar
Heart Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha
Qatar
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/HEARTVIEWS.HEARTVIEWS_105_17

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Hajar R. Painting with bacteria. Heart Views 2017;18:108

How to cite this URL:
Hajar R. Painting with bacteria. Heart Views [serial online] 2017 [cited 2019 Oct 16];18:108. Available from: http://www.heartviews.org/text.asp?2017/18/3/108/217849



Microbiologists paint detailed works of art on agar. Various strains of bacteria from the human skin and body cavities are grown on petri dishes. The microbes react and spread across carefully drawn patterns. It is not an easy process as the bacteria are different species, with each species growing and eating differently; some do not become colorful immediately, and other bacteria become old and then get their color.

The result is truly stunning demonstrating that there is always an element of art in science.

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http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/artist-paints bacteria_us_56fd49dbe4b083f5c6070243




 

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