February 21, 2013

Cell phone bacteria visualised as art

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As part of a study in bacteria transmission, Simon Park asked undergraduates in his Practical and Biomedical Bacteriology class at the U.K.'s University of Surrey to imprint their cell phones onto petri dishes filled with a bacteriological growth medium and wait a few days to see what bloomed. The result? A glimpse at some darn dirty devices.

[via C/Net]

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