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Phosphorescent; bacteria.

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Phosphorescent; bacteria. At a meeting of the Academy of Sciences el Vienna, Professor Molisch, of Prague;, communi- sated a paper upon phosphorescent bacteria. Be has been able to photograph the colonielS of a' phosphorescent micrococcus by means of its owl tight. By inoculating large glass flasks of 1-2 ttres capacity containing a suitable culture medium With the organisms, a "bacterial lamp" is obtained with which it is quite possible for an observer at a distance on one to two metres to read a thermometer or to see the time of a watch. On a dark night the "bacterial lamp" is visible at a distance of more than sixty paces. It is suggested that such cultures ig phosphorescent bacteria might be employed is powder magazines, or for attracting fish, as the task might be sealed up and lowered into the water. Under suitable conditions the phosphorescent properties of the cultures last for two of thift weeks.

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