(The Scientist, Vol:10, #5, pg.30, March 4, 1996)
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FILTER FAUX PAS: Cells of Vibrio cholera (Photo taken from Vibrio cholera and Cholerea: Molecular to Global Perspective, I.K. Wachsmuth, P.A. Blake, O. Olsvics, eds, American Society of Microbiology, 1994,p. 128)
The Baltimore Sun is very sorry about an error it made in reporting on the talk given by Rita R. Colwell, president of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and president of the University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, at AAAS's annual meeting last month. Colwell spoke of her past 25 years of work on the cholera-causing bacterium, Vibrio cholerae. One of her group's findings is that the organism, which survives in brackish water and estuarine environments,...
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