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Science Gets Homey With Cross-Stitched Germs And Microbes

By Lisa Granshaw Apr 21, 2014

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“It's also a good patterning challenge to look at an image and attempt to translate it into the familiar stitches that I use every day,” she said.

To find images of these germs and microbes, Watkins looks for them on the Center for Disease Control website, Wikipedia, and sometimes online textbooks.

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Lisa Granshaw

Lisa Granshaw is a freelance writer based in New York City. Her work has appeared on the Daily Dot, TODAY.com, Parents Magazine, The Huffington Post, and more. Follow her on Twiiter: @LisaGranshaw.

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