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Beautiful Bacteria The images above are some examples of rotex fractal growth found in colonies of Bacillus subtilis. The varying branching patterns are caused by changes in the environmental conditions of the bacteria as they grow. via: fuckyeahmolecularbiology

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Awesome Psychedelic Bacteria: fluorescent Bacillus subtilis by Fernan Federici Pattern formation with fluorescent bacteria (TagBFP, mKate2 and sfGFP).

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Natto - Natto is a traditional Japanese food made from soybeans fermented with Bacillus subtilis. This food is very common for Japanese meal time, since it is really good for health. However, it kind of has a unique smell. Because of that, some people do not like it.

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Eshel Ben Jacob, Colonies of billions of Bacillus subtilis bacteria exhibit the complex structures that sometimes form under environmental stress.

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