During the whole month of October, we unlock the potential of microbes. Every day, we share something related to microbes: from funny facts to hard core science. This includes resources from our own, but also other researchers or microbe-enthusiasts. Click the tiles below to unlock a new day.
Feel free to use #UNLOCKtober on Twitter or other social media.
- All days
What is UNLOCKtober?
Read more about this special month
In a nutshell
Learn about the human microbiome
Make your own…
It’s World Animal Day
Take the quiz on animal microbiomes
Did you already register for November 3rd?
Gutsy the game
A game about the microbes that make you… you!
Let’s talk about poop
Join the #bluepoopchallenge
Microbes are everywhere
Watch the video created by Microbiome Support
… the facilities of UNLOCK
Have you met Giant Microbes?
A million times actual size!
Need a break?
Start colouring bacteria!
The big 20
20 microbes everyone should have heard about
Team play is key
Have you read our blog series on microbial team play?
Join #microber and draw a community!
Homemade Petri Dish
Grow bacteria at home
Learn about the microbial world
Have you met our key players?
Meet the Amoeba Sisters
by watching their videos, GIFs and comics
which microbe you are
From other scientists:
The Paired Omics Data Platform
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Journey to the Microcosmos
Watch the most wonderful microbial creatures
… And discover the invisible life
What is a microbe?
Why “microbe” is difficult to define.
Have you seen our animation?
Visit Bacterial Park
A unique zoo to bring the world closer to the youngest
Make your own microzoo!
See also day 28.
How colleagues made their own Winogradsky column. See Day 31 for the timelapse.
Breaking down the microbiology world one bite at a time
Complete the platforms.
with a timelapse of our Winogradsky column (See also day 28 & 29)!