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Microbes Display Their Versatility at ASM Meeting

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Science  16 Jun 2000:
Vol. 288, Issue 5473, pp. 1958-1959
DOI: 10.1126/science.288.5473.1958

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LOS ANGELES-- About 12,000 scientists gathered here from 21 to 25 May for the 100th annual meeting of the American Society for Microbiology. This year's lineup boasted presentations on a wide array of topics--everything from the body's defenses against microbial pathogens to bacterial involvement in geological processes.