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The Best Science-Inspired Art in the Cosmos

By Becky Ferreira Apr 23, 2014

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Why do all the grunt work of creating art when bacteria can do it for you? That's the logic behind the fantastic website Microbial Art, where a petri dish becomes a canvas. This exquisite piece of living art was created by Eshel Ben-Jacob, who has a whole gallery full of similar pieces. Bacteria doesn't just keep the world running, they apparently keep it looking snazzy too!

Tags: science, slideshows, art, fan art, cosmos, neil degrasse tyson

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Becky Ferreira

Becky Ferreira is a writer, performer, and raptor based in New York.

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