Psychedelic Bacterial Art

By exposing bacteria to different environments, the bacteria changed its behavior and formed different patterns as they adapted. They communicate with each other and these images helped the artist understand how they cooperate to face different challenges. These bacteria are colorless naturally, so to make them visible a stain called Coomassie blue was used. Some post-processing in photoshop created the other colors you see now.
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