The Federation of American Scientists have a very interesting map for all the hypochondriacs and people living in permanent fear of a deadly virus epidemic. Or a zombie outbreak. These are all the (known) Biosafety Level 3 and 4 facilities in the world—high containment laboratories that work with "dangerous and…
This neon sign is made of millions of living fluorescent Escherichia coli, a rod-shaped bacterium that lives in our intestines. Biologists and bioengineers at University of California, San Diego, synchronized them to glow at the same time.
Members of the U.S. Marines Chemical Biological Incident Response Force (CBIRF) are in country, ready and willing to help the Japanese respond to the still-critical nuclear disaster that threatens their nation. Seen here is a decontamination exercise, currently underway. [SFGate]
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This zany lamp created by Marieke Staps outdoes most lamps in more ways than one: the electricity is powered through the organisms contained in the mud. The mud is enclosed in cells that contain copper and zinc, which conducts the electricity in the LED. Besides doing wonders for your energy bill, Staps claims that…