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The Social Behavior of Bacteria Explored in Art

September 26, 2013

Israeli physics professor Eschel Ben-Jacobs uses invisible colonies of bacteria in both his science and his art. Using growths in a peteri dish, the scientist/artist highlights the beautiful patterns of the moving bacteria colonies as well as their social intelligence. The result are these incredible psychadelic patterns, paths, and interweaving colorful threads...

Find out about the science behind the art here.

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