The Sensitive Bacillus

Stressed from below,filaments aligned

Stressed from below,filaments aligned

Stressed fromabove, filaments aligned

Stressed from above, filaments aligned

Unstressed, filaments random

Unstressed, filaments random

Unstressed, filaments random

Unstressed, filaments random

These are images of a filament forming bacterium  that an UG project student under my supervision, James Stratford, discovered that  uniquely responds to stress. Would make a lovely living output for some electronic system that combined electronics with biology

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