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Detecting Bacteria In Space: The Good, The Bad And The Unknown

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November 15, 2002
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National Space Biomedical Research Institute
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Dr. George E. Fox and Dr. Richard Willson, researchers on the National Space Biomedical Research Institute's immunology and infection team, have developed a new technology to characterize unknown bacteria. Its immediate application will be for identifying bacteria in space, but it will eventually aid in diagnosing medical conditions and detecting biological hazards on Earth.

HOUSTON -- (Nov. 13, 2002) -- Bacteria in space, beware. New technology to monitor and identify bacteria is in the works.


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