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DARPA wants to engineer fake bacteria to patrol the human gut

By building synthetic bacteria that can be taken in pill form, DARPA-funded researchers seek to keep our digestive systems in fighting form.

By June 16, 2015

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Scientists seek surfer butts to study super-bacteria

A new project out of the UK called (wait for it) "Beach Bums" is looking to collect rectal swabs from surfers to research antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Cowabunga!

By June 11, 2015

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'Beer dress' turns bacteria and brew into couture (Tomorrow Daily 153)

Combining beer with bacteria and the fermentation process creates the fibers that made this dress possible. You usually don't use the words "beer" and "fashion" in the same sentence, but this time, we'll make an exception.

By March 31, 2015

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Dress made from beer and bacteria isn't an April Fools joke (Tomorrow Daily 153)

On today's show, Khail and Ashley explain why you probably don't have to worry about Facebook's new drone project, check out some early April Fools' Day gags from Google and Samsung, and take a look at a dress made from beer and bacteria. #TDFooled

By March 31, 2015

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​Appliance Science: The compressed chemistry of carbonation

What puts the fizz into fizzy drinks? Appliance Science looks at the science behind carbonated drinks like soda, pop, Coke or Pepsi.

By August 26, 2015

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Chemists turn anthrax bacteria into cancer-fighting zombies

An MIT research team takes one of our biggest biological enemies and recruits it as an expert drug delivery bug in the fight against cancer.

By September 25, 2014

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Crave Ep. 174: Portraits made from cancer cells, bacteria

Microscopic artwork shows off the beauty of bacteria and living cells using media such as cancer ​for​ artistic expression. And it'​s kind of​ gross,​ too.

By September 12, 2014

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Science and art team up to create cancer cell and bacteria portraits, Ep. 174

This week on Crave we check out a light-​based Rube Goldberg machine complete with melting ice, Godzilla gets the 8-bit treatment we have come to love,​ and the hit song "​99 Red Balloons"​ is performed using red balloons. And also art made with cancer cells and bacteria...yummy! It's time for Crave!

By September 12, 2014

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Beautiful art made from bacteria, rat liver cells

An artist and a scientist team up to make striking patterns, self-portraits, and other paintings using a most unlikely medium, "tiny, tiny living things."

By September 11, 2014

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Turning cancer cells, bacteria into amazing art (pictures)

An MIT scientist and a Brazilian artist join forces to create a process that allows them to "paint" self-portraits and more using living cells.

10 Images By September 11, 2014