All about the Media

medium [mee-dee-uh m] noun, plural media media [mee-dee-uh] Biology. the substance in which specimens are displayed or preserved. Also called culture medium. Bacteriology. a liquid or solidifiednutrient material suitable for the cultivation of microorganisms. A growth medium or culture medium is a solid or liquid designed to support the growth of microorganisms or cells, or […]

Sand, at a glance…

Two weeks ago, we tuned into our bacteria cultures to observe what was happening. Upon looking at the few we had begun using, s. Pasturii was the bacteria strain that was yielding the most promising calcification. Looking in on the s. Pasturii samples a week later, in both the Jove and Malta media, we can […]

BUGSS first post

We are excited to begin sharing our work. We will use posts as open lab notes. As such, the information found in our posts will typically be contingent and incomplete. This is a trade-off for getting the latest information that is relatively real-time and unfiltered.