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Bacteria Outnumber Cells in Human Body: The human body contains 20 times more microbes than it does cells. www.npr.org

Bacteria Outnumber Cells in Human Body: The human body contains 20 times more microbes than it does cells. www.npr.org

Has the age of antibiotics come to an end? From a young girl thrust onto life support in Arizona to an uncontrollable outbreak at one of the nation's most prestigious hospitals, FRONTLINE investigates the alarming rise of a deadly type of bacteria that our modern antibiotics can't stop.

Has the age of antibiotics come to an end? From a young girl thrust onto life support in Arizona to an uncontrollable outbreak at one of the nation's most prestigious hospitals, FRONTLINE investigates the alarming rise of a deadly type of bacteria that our modern antibiotics can't stop.

This is probably closer to the real thing--real synapses, etc. I find this pretty unappealing, but it's useful for reference, I guess.

This is probably closer to the real thing--real synapses, etc. I find this pretty unappealing, but it's useful for reference, I guess.

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) are bacteria that can cause infections on the skin (such as cellulitis), on burned areas of the body, and around wounds where invasive devices like feeding tubes and catheters enter the body. MRSA can also infect the eyes, bones, heart, or blood. Unlike regular staph infections, MRSA is resistant to many commonly used antibiotics, including methicillin, used to kill bacteria. Decades ago, a strain closed a number of hospitals,

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) are bacteria that can cause infections on the skin (such as cellulitis), on burned areas of the body, and around wounds where invasive devices like feeding tubes and catheters enter the body. MRSA can also infect the eyes, bones, heart, or blood. Unlike regular staph infections, MRSA is resistant to many commonly used antibiotics, including methicillin, used to kill bacteria. Decades ago, a strain closed a number of hospitals,

14 | Photos Showcase The Hidden Beauty Of Dread Diseases | Co.Create | creativity + culture + commerce

14 | Photos Showcase The Hidden Beauty Of Dread Diseases | Co.Create | creativity + culture + commerce

A large majourity of viruses display full icosahedral symmetry - argubally the highest and most aestetically pleasing symmetry that appears in nature.

A large majourity of viruses display full icosahedral symmetry - argubally the highest and most aestetically pleasing symmetry that appears in nature.

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