Monday, August 12, 2013

Branches of Bacteria

"I think that I shall never see // A poem as lovely as a tree" -- but check out these bacterial plates!

Each has the same grace and flowing beauty of a tree. They grow out instead of up, and the colors are artifically added, but the structures are fascinating. Enjoy more at this link. Don't miss the interesting quote at the end about how these are like musical compositions.

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