Posts Tagged ‘Manchester Science Festival 2012’

Bacterial Paintings Slideshow

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012

As promised, we’ve been looking in on the bacterial paintings created by participants at the workshop held at MadLab as part of the Manchester Science Festival. Take a look at the development of the plates over the course of the week:

Day 2

Day 4

Day 6

It’s been really fascinating seeing the patterns develop and grow, as well as being rather comforting that our colonies were strong enough to make it this far. A special thank you to everyone who took part – without your designs, we wouldn’t be able to showcase the beauties of bacteria!

There are lots more pictures on our flickr photo stream for those who are interested in seeing more, including some photos taken on the day.



A weekend (and more!) of Science

Monday, November 5th, 2012

For three days, including a whole weekend, the Madlab was a hive of science related chaos and fun as people from all over the North West came together to take part in a series of workshops and events.

 Kickstarting the madness at MadLab for the Manchester Science Festival 2012 was the Robot Hackday where burgeoning roboticists and engineers could put their skills to creating new robots out of disused toys, gizmos and mobile phones. (more…)