Deadly font

Article: Deadly font

Designer Jelte van Abbema was a winner at the Dutch Design Awards and the accompanying €10,000 Rado Prize in part due to his piece “Symbiosis,” a font created with e.coli bacteria. One could say this could be a nasty computer virus! Van Abbema created the font by stamping bacteria into paper, and then placing the…

Nature Still Has Wonderful Gifts of Life

Article: Nature Still Has Wonderful Gifts of Life

Researchers in San Diego, California, have made some wonderful discoveries about a Bacteria originally found off the coast of the Bahamas. Found in the mud, this wonderful bacteria has been named Salinispora tropica. The genome of the bacteria holds promising information about producing molecules for antibiotics and anticancer agents. A rich biodiversity on the planet…