You may already have a microbe and process in mind, but if not, here are a couple places to try out for microbiology news to find out about microbes of interest: The Scientist Daily News Articles - Microbiology, Science News Daily - Microbiology, or search for: microbe in Google News or other news sources. One example to use today in your searches is Rhodococcus fascians, a plant pathogen affecting pistachio trees, as described in this news story.
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