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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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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

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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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Are we food zombies controlled by our gut bacteria?

A new study says the bugs growing in our digestive tract might steer us to choose the foods that are best for them, even if they're not best for us.

By August 17, 2014

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Glowing art grown from bacteria

Bacteria artist Zachery Copfer is creating glowing bacterial art that you can hang in your home.

By February 11, 2014

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New chip lets scientists listen in on bacteria

Researchers at Columbia University say their chip lets them electrochemically image biofilms to "listen to the bacteria as they talk to each other."

By February 10, 2014

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Corning's bacteria-banishing antimicrobial smartphone glass appears at CES 2014 (hands-on)

A common, effective treatment in hospitals is set to make its way over to the smartphone screen.

By January 6, 2014

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Your portrait, made from pulsating bacteria

What happens when you use tiny electromagnetic coils to shift the position of light-scattering bacteria? In the hands of a couple of science-minded artists, you get an intriguing "Living Mirror."

By December 5, 2013

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'Living Mirror': Bacteria as human portrait (pictures)

Two science-minded artists combine magnetic bacteria, electronics, and photo manipulation to create real-time liquid images of people. See how they did it.

13 Images By December 5, 2013