microbes

Fashion

These Beautiful Silk Scarves Were Created With Bacteria

Move over shibori, Studio Natsai Audrey makes sustainable pigments with non-pathogenic bacteria.
Beckett Mufson
1.2.17
News

Has This Microbiologist Found the Answer to Antibiotic Resistance?

According to Michael Schmidt, of the Medical University of South Carolina, bacteria-eating viruses could save humanity.
Mike Pearl
1.19.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

It Turns Out Certain STIs Could Be Good for Your Junk

But just because you might pick up STIs that don't put a tangle in your dangle doesn't mean you should throw your condoms out just yet.
Scott Masters Pierce
8.28.15
Fashion

This Wearable Ecosystem Can Charge Your Phone

MIT professor Neri Oxman designs microbe-infested clothes that change color and produce solar energy.
Beckett Mufson
7.6.15
Design

Here's All the Bacteria Growing on a Child's Hand

Gross.
Beckett Mufson
6.8.15
Fashion

Biological Leggings Are Pants Not Genes

Style's viral—literally—in Epidemia Designs' micrograph, CT scan, and x-ray-printed fashions.
Becky Chung
4.13.15
Fashion

Animated Abstractions Visualize Clothes Made Out Of Microbes

A gorgeous animated accompaniment from Esther Perbandt's Berlin Fashion Week performance shows that even microbes can become couture.
Beckett Mufson
10.27.14
tech

Poop Injections Are the Hot New DIY Medical Treatment

People are injecting themselves with fecal enemas in an effort to cure Crohn's disease and other medical problems, but they're on shaky ground scientifically, say doctors.
Mike Pearl
10.20.14
tech

Shivering on in Isolation

What a salty, frozen lake in Antarctica says about Earthly microbe life being similar to potential organisms on Mars.
Ben Richmond
11.27.12