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Read articles about microbiology from Microbiologics’ experts and other field experts. 

2021 Creepy Cultures Winners

2021 Creepy Cultures Winners

Every year, our customers delight us with their creativity and plating skills by culturing masterpieces for our #CreepyCultures agar art contest. This year’s submissions included an homage to the popular TV show Squid Game, a microorganism “lab rat,” and much more....

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Who Cares About the Growth Promotion Testing?

Who Cares About the Growth Promotion Testing?

Growth Promotion Testing (GPT) is so foundational to Microbiological product safety that it can be easy to overlook. Most industrial microbiologists understand the importance of GPT, but this critical test is sometimes performed incompletely and inconsistently. A...

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Creepy Cultures 2021

Creepy Cultures 2021

With more than 50 years in the industry, the thing we have grown to love most about microbiology is the people. Microbiologists combine impeccable precision and insatiable curiosity. Though their work often calls for strict methodologies, microbiologists draw...

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50th Anniversary Coloring Page Contest

50th Anniversary Coloring Page Contest

In honor of the new school year, we are continuing our 50th Anniversary Celebration with a coloring contest. All microbiology enthusiasts, innovators and explorers are invited to participate, including the young and the young-at-heart! Simply download the coloring...

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Microbiology Fact or Fiction

Microbiology Fact or Fiction

During our 50 years of serving microbiologists, we’ve seen our share of science that seems like fiction, sometimes even to seasoned scientists. Can you distinguish fact from fiction? Take our quick microbiology quiz and share it with your colleagues to see who knows...

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2021 Micro Meme Contest Winners

2021 Micro Meme Contest Winners

When we hosted a contest for microbiology-themed memes, our customers once again pleasantly surprised us with their creativity and love of lab life. Thank you to everyone who submitted a meme. Congratulations to all the winners and honorable mentions! We are sending...

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The Speed and Confidence of GFP Controls

The Speed and Confidence of GFP Controls

Operating within a narrow window of time for identifying pathogens, food safety microbiologists have the added uncertainty of cross-contamination from control strains, a common cause of false positives. The USDA Microbiology Laboratory Guidebook (MLG) and the FDA...

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Group B Strep Awareness Month

Group B Strep Awareness Month

The CDC and other health organizations recognize July as International Group B Streptococcus (Group B Strep, GBS) month. In many ways, Group B Strep seems somewhat harmless, remaining asymptomatic for most healthy adults who carry the bacteria. Yet the same factors...

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