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  •  well, ocean temperature changes can (5+ / 0-)

    alter microbial communities as well, and that has already been shown to lead to harmful algal blooms (most often microbial algae).

    So, in some respect, there is a direct link between temperature and microbes... so it's not such a leap to see how this may be extrapolated to some pathogens.

    "My greatest strength, I guess it would be my humility. Greatest weakness, it's possible that I'm a little too awesome." -Barack Obama 10/16/08

    by Hopeful Skeptic on Tue Oct 13, 2009 at 12:20:06 AM PDT

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