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Lactococcus lactis /Wisconsin State Microbe/ It´s essential in manufacture of many varieties of cheese and other fermented milk products.

William Edward Schadel, North Carolina State University - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA Specimen: Sporangia of climbing fern, (sp. Lygodium) stained with safranin (20x) Technique: Darkfield

Hospital-associated Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Bacteria. Interaction of MRSA (green bacteria) with a human white cell. The bacteria shown is strain MRSA252, a leading cause of hospital-associated infections in the United States and United Kingdom.

Salmonella Typhimurium Invading Cultured Human Cells

Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Bacteria

Colorized EM of a cluster of E. coli bacteria. Individual bacteria in this photo are oblong and colored brown.

"Newly fertilized Fundulus heteroclitus (killifish) embryos (30x)" Dr. Rachel Fink Mount Holyoke College - South Hadley - Massachusetts, United States Technique: Brightfield

Invisible Residents. The Human Microbiome Project has spent two years surveying bacteria and other microbes at different sites on 242 healthy people. The chart below hints at the complex combinations of microbes living in and on the human body. Curtis Huttenhower and Nicola Segata , Harvard School of Public Health; National Institutes of Health Human Microbiome Project The New York Times - Science

Penicillium roqueforti - used when making Roquefort cheese!