jtotheizzoe:

Alexander Fleming, the discoverer of penicillin, was a microbe artist.  Tomorrow is also his birthday (August 6th).  In addition to changing humanity with the discovery of antibiotics, Fleming also enjoyed swabbing interestingly-colored microbes into detailed works of art, like the picture above.  Check out more at SciArts below!

Painting with Microbes « Science and the Arts

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