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Discovery Of "Cloaking" Device Hailed As Breakthrough On Microbial Disease

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May 7, 1999
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In a major breakthrough in the treatment and prevention of infectious disease, the researchers have found a way to disarm microbial pathogens with the discovery of a "cloaking" device, effectively stopping them in their tracks in animal studies. The findings, published in the May 7 issue of the journal Science, will be applied toward the development of a new generation of vaccines and antibiotics, according to the researchers.

Santa Barbara, CA -- A discovery with profound implications for human health will be announced by biology researchers at the University of California, Santa Barbara at a university press conference to be held at 10 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time on May 6.


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University Of California, Santa Barbara. (1999, May 7). Discovery Of "Cloaking" Device Hailed As Breakthrough On Microbial Disease. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 21, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1999/05/990507072155.htm
University Of California, Santa Barbara. "Discovery Of "Cloaking" Device Hailed As Breakthrough On Microbial Disease." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1999/05/990507072155.htm (accessed April 21, 2014).

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