A Career in Cultural Growth ; Microbiologists Combat Disease, Help Maintain Standards of Food Quality, and Even Fight Terrorism. by Kate Hilpern
Hilpern, Kate, The Independent (London, England)
Never before has microbiology had such an impact on public health. Diagnosing diseases such as meningitis, providing a quality control service to the food and drinks industry, and helping to investigate bioterrorism are just some of the activities today's microbiologists are involved in. Indeed, they undertake research, development and monitoring of micro- organisms in areas as diverse as medicine, industry, environment and education.
Microbiology is the general term for the science based on the study and practical application of microbes such as viruses, fungi and bacteria. Microbiologists observe and monitor the development and effects of these microbes in close detail …
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Publication information: Article title: A Career in Cultural Growth ; Microbiologists Combat Disease, Help Maintain Standards of Food Quality, and Even Fight Terrorism. by Kate Hilpern. Contributors: Hilpern, Kate - Author. Newspaper title: The Independent (London, England). Publication date: March 22, 2004. Page number: 4. © 2009 The Independent - London. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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