New gallery by Seed Magazine

See the latest gallery of images from the site at Seed Magazine, Life imitating life by Greg Bousted.

“Living Light” by Hunter Cole

Some new and interesting work by Dr. Hunter Cole.

“Living Light: Photography by the Light of Bioluminescent Bacteria”

Click here to see a gallery. Just one example:

Slime moulds solve problem.

Very interesting study in which slime moulds are used to determine efficient maps among locations. See here!

Bacteria flashing in sync

From New Scientist:

Glowing bacteria that flash on and off together are pointing the way towards implants made of engineered cells that would deliver precise doses of drugs or hormones at specific times of the day.

The bacteria have been engineered to fluoresce in synchronised bursts to produce waves of luminescence – but the researchers […]

New Scientist gallery.

New Scientist has just posted a gallery of some of the microbial art images on their webpage. Click here to see which ones they selected.

New! Contribute your microbial art

I am experimenting with a feature to allow visitors to submit their own microbial art. This is still in the test phase, so bear with me. If you have some art to share, feel free to submit it — note that this is fully moderated, and that you should only handle microbes with proper […]

More galleries available

Three outstanding new galleries have been added:

Dr. James Shapiro Susan Boafo Bioglyphs

And don’t forget to check out the other artwork under More art.

Even more great art.

The diversity of uses of microbes in creating art continues to amaze. I am pleased to introduce several more featured artists, including JoWOnder, Heather Barnett, iGEM Team Osaka, and Erno-Erik Raitanen. Niall Hamilton has also contributed even more amazing images, and be sure to see the list of more art that continues to expand.


More artists featured.

We are pleased to note that several additional artists are now featured on the site, including Dr. Jeff Tabor, Dr. Heather Cole, and Sir Alexander Fleming.


Microbial Art is now officially launched (but still under construction). Enjoy!