2015 is the Year of the PHAGE!!!

Yes, they have given an entire YEAR to celebrate phage and the discovery of phage 100 years ago! There are a number of articles that discuss the illustrated history of phage and how we may use phage to try to stop bacterial infections, as well as the beauty and diversity of different phages. For the last one make sure to scroll through all the images at the top of the article. Here is an example of the beautiful images created by the artist, Ben Darby:

Salmonella phage gifsy-23

Salmonella phage gifsy-23

From the Illustrated History of phage research:

If tailed phages on the planet Earth were laid end to end they would extend for 200 million light years?

It is also an illustration of where we may be going with phage technology as well!!


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