Published in AIDS Weekly, February 1st, 1999
Now, a team of Michigan State University (MSU) scientists has learned something about the mechanism that controls the speed of evolutionary adaptation. What they've learned, as reported in the January 15, 1999, issue of Science, may provide clues to controlling organisms such as E. coli and HIV, or even ways to "pump up" beneficial bacteria, such as those that degrade toxic compounds, said Richard Lenski, Michigan State University Center for Microbial Ecology.
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