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2009-07-10 10:20:00

Infections of wounds, pneumonia, etc. in hospitals in particular are often caused by bacteria called Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

2009-02-02 13:15:00

Competition between two sibling colonies of the Paenibacillus dendritiformis. Cells in the area between the two colonies are dead.

2004-11-27 03:00:16

Bacteria mix and mingle with microscopic fervor Welcome to a vibrant social scene that has operated largely in secret until the past few years. Its participants don't seem to mind going unnoticed.


Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]