So pretty bacteria ...

The very serious American Society for Microbiology organized an unusual contest with its researchers: to create a work based on their work tools. So, equipped with their Petri dishes and an arsenal of yeasts and bacteria, like the famous Escherichia colimicrobiologists were invited to create and photograph their living compositions of a new genre.

The prices of this Agar Art, from the name of the agar jelly that feeds these lab organisms, have just been handed over. To discover the winners, who are detailing the preparation of their work, visit

And just for the pleasure of the eyes, visit the Facebook page of Agar Art 2015 to find all the imagination of these lab technicians for a day.

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