Hitchcock is Full of Germs: Famous Profiles Etched Into Petri Dishes


When I think of famous side profiles the first person I think about is Alfred Hitchcock. A team of scientists at the University of California at San Francisco “injected light-sensing and communication genes from various bacterial species into Escherichia coli.” That’s right, the poopy virus.

The scientists then projected an image of Hitchcock onto a plate of bacteria, leaving an etched image of the famed director in the petri dish. Eventually, the team plans on creating color imaged by adding special color-sensing genes.


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