Slideshow: Scads of Microbes Now Stored at Scripps
Slideshow: Scads of Microbes Now Stored at Scripps
Take a peek at one of the biggest collections of bacteria and fungi in the world.
Slideshow: Scads of Microbes Now Stored at Scripps
Slideshow: Scads of Microbes Now Stored at Scripps

Take a peek at one of the biggest collections of bacteria and fungi in the world.

Take a peek at one of the biggest collections of bacteria and fungi in the world.

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Scripps Acquires Pfizer’s Massive Microbial Library
Scripps Acquires Pfizer’s Massive Microbial Library
Jef Akst | Jan 9, 2020
The East Coast campus of the research institute received shipments of freeze-dried or frozen samples of more than 210,000 microbial strains, which scientists plan to mine for potentially useful natural products.
Caught on Camera
Caught on Camera
The Scientist Staff | Dec 1, 2019
Selected Images of the Day from the-scientist.com
Image of the Day: Fungal Feature Tracker
Image of the Day: Fungal Feature Tracker
Emily Makowski | Nov 5, 2019
New software can analyze fungi’s growth over time.
Image of the Day: Unusual Fungi Reproduction
Image of the Day: Unusual Fungi Reproduction
Emily Makowski | Oct 30, 2019
A variety of yeasts collected near Woods Hole, Massachusetts, show unconventional cell division.
Image of the Day: Network Demand
Image of the Day: Network Demand
Chia-Yi Hou | Jun 7, 2019
Symbiotic fungi can adjust where they transport nutrients to plant roots based on where they are needed.
Image of the Day: Raindrop Vortex
Image of the Day: Raindrop Vortex
Carolyn Wilke | Mar 4, 2019
Splashes from raindrops spend fungal spores high enough aloft to be swept away by the wind, researchers observe with high-speed photography.
Competition and Cooperation of Cheese Rind Microbes Exposed
Competition and Cooperation of Cheese Rind Microbes Exposed
Ashley Yeager | Jan 1, 2019
Transposon mutagenesis give scientists a rare look at the most important interactions within microbial communities.
Image of the Day: Tiny Vandals
Image of the Day: Tiny Vandals
Shawna Williams | Dec 6, 2018
Researchers nab the microbial culprits eating away at a 17th century painting.
Image of the Day: Powered by Mushrooms
Image of the Day: Powered by Mushrooms
Carolyn Wilke | Dec 5, 2018
The fungi are made to generate electricity with the help of photosynthesizing bacteria looped together on a graphene circuit.