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BashTheBug on the Zooniverse News

The Artwork

The beautiful background photographs of the bacteria growing in petri dishes are the result of an art project, Gut Flora, that is a collaboration between Nicola FawcettMMM, and Chris Wood, Oxford Medical Illustration (Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International – CC BY-NC-SA 4.0). The BashTheBug typeface and logo were designed by David Hawkins.

 

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BashTheBug on the Zooniverse News

The Aim

BashTheBug is an online project studying, with the help of the public, antibiotic resistance in Tuberculosis (TB). It will be launched  on the well-known and successful citizen science platform, Zooniverse.org, in April 2017.

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Tackling and tracking TB through DNA analysis

Video explaining how you can diagnose tuberculosis by examining the genome of the pathogen.