Comical Reactions with Mike & BillyComical Reactions with Mike & Billy Lab NewsLab News Khamari’s Microbial Peacock (above) won second prize at the American Society for Microbiology’s (ASM) annual agar art contest in December. Balaram Khamari’s canvas is the petri dish. He arranges micro-organisms in such a way that they will form artistic patterns as they grow. The medium he uses is agar — a jelly-like substance made from seaweed — the reason why he and other creators like him are called agar artists. Read More Scientists have engineered a meat product that can be cultivated in a lab, and are suggesting that it contains more texture and natural flavours than other lab-grown meats currently being produced as alternatives to traditional animal meat. Basically, this new type of synthetic meat is made by growing muscle and fat cells together in thin sheets and then stacking them. This approach is based on a method that’s being used to create tissue for human transplants. The work has been reported in the journal Cell Tissues Organs. Read More New research published in Nature Medicine finds two subtypes of gene expression in peritoneal carcinomatosis (PC) that correlate with patient survival. PC is a kind of metastatic gastric cancer in the peritoneal (abdominal) cavity. The research comes from scientists at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. PC occurs when cancer cells spread to the peritoneal cavity and attach to the stomach and other organs, resulting in fluid accumulation; unfortunately, patients have an overall survival of fewer than six months. Read More Customer SpotlightCustomer Spotlight Read Now Blog of the MonthBlog of the Month The Central Ground Water Board is a national apex organisation responsible for supervising the management & conservation of India’s groundwater resources. A number of their branches have recognised and appreciated the impeccable performance of Microlit E-Burette. Read Now Light Camera Click!Lights Camera Click! Click A #LitSelfie & Win Microlit Goodies! Click a selfie with your Microlit product and post it on any of your social media handles with the hashtag #LitSelfie. Do not forget to tag us. The best ones stand a chance to win some amazing Microlit goodies! Share Now And the Winners are...And the Winners are… Congratulations to the Winners of the Microlit Digest Contest - December Edition!Check your mail for more details. Mr. Jivan Talaviya Ms. Anisha Mr. Abhirup Nandy Did you enjoy reading The Microlit Digest?On a scale of 1 to 5, how much did you like this edition? Share your rating & email id and receive a free calibration check tool in your inbox!