My organic yogurt has small beige circles (bacteria colonies)?

Answer Don't eat it. It's mold.The good probiotics in a healthy, fresh yogurt are helpful bacteria. They do not create visible patches on the surface of the yogurt. The mold you see may or may not be harm... Read More »

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Easy Way to Count Colonies of Bacteria in a Petri Dish?

Many science experiments grow bacteria in petri dishes to help estimate and determine the number of bacteria in specific places. If you are growing bacteria and need to count the number of colonies... Read More »

Are white feathery colonies growing on my dishwasher filter likely to be thermophillic bacteria and are they potentially harmful?

You CAN put aluminum in a dishwasher. It's just the risk of chemical reaction caused by some detergents, water supplies, and wash temperatures. Details omitted.

Uses of Bacteria in Yogurt?

Bacteria turns milk into yogurt through fermentation. The live bacteria in yogurt, in turn, provide benefits to the people who eat it. Most yogurt-making begins with heating milk, then adding two f... Read More »

Types of Yogurt Bacteria?

Yogurt is produced from the fermentation of milk and is high in energy, carbohydrates, sugars, protein, vitamin A, vitamin B2 and calcium. It is associated with numerous health benefits, including ... Read More »