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  •  My daughter, who is doing microbiome research, (1+ / 0-)
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    sent me this comment when I forwarded her this diary:

    Not bad, but this made me cringe: H. pylori is a creature that co-exists with -- a.k.a. "infects"
    We don't think of the microbiota as infecting. I would normally say colonize.

    "The object of persecution is persecution. The object of torture is torture. The object of power is power. Now do you begin to understand me?" ~Orwell, "1984"

    by Lily O Lady on Tue Nov 13, 2012 at 07:13:06 PM PST

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