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What says LOVE more than a MICROBE?

As a little bit of microbial fun, we introduce our series of science valentines, based on the educational guidebook called Living Colors: The Microbes of Yellowstone, produced by the MSU Thermal Biology Institute, Montana Institute on Ecosystems, and the Yellowstone Association.

Learn more at: http://www.montana.edu/news/12336/new-guide-color-wheel-help-yellowstone-visitors-identify-microbes-in-hot-springs


Download and share with your favorite science-y pals!


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For higher-quality printing, you can download a PDF containing
all nine valentines.

PDFMicrobialValentines.pdf | 8.2 MB

Caldisphaera
Caldisphaera

Euglena
Euglena

Metallosphaera
Metallosphaera

Phormidium
Phormidium

Sulfurihydrogenibium
Sulfurihydrogenibium

Synechococcus
Synechococcus

Thermocrinus
Thermocrinus

Thermus
Thermus

Zygogonium
Zygogonium


Suzi Taylor
Assistant Director of Outreach and Communications
(406) 994-7957
taylor@montana.edu



Living Colors: Microbes of Yellowstone National Park and the accompanying identification wheel were created by the Montana State University Thermal Biology Institute and the Montana Institute on Ecosystems.

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