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(updated 26 December 2001)

News Items

Growth of unicellular cyanobacteria in absence of oxygen (posted 26 December 2001)
Cyanobacterial Genome Projects (revised 26 December 2001)
Looking at home for extraterrestrials (Antarctic Astrobiology Project) (posted 25 October 2001)
Unicellular cyanobacteria and N2 fixation in the ocean (posted 17 October 2001)
Hydrotactic-like movement by desert cyanobacteria (posted 17 October 2001)
Anabaena genome sequence completed (revised 12 October 2001)
Genetic defenses of desiccation-tolerant Chroococcidiopsis breached (posted 28 March 2001)
Microcystin found in commercially produced cyanobacteria (posted 26 November 2000)
Meeting Reports
101st General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology (posted 6 June 2001)
2nd European Phycology Congress (posted 1 December 2000)
Xth International Symposium on Phototrophic Prokaryotes  (posted 1 December 2000)

(Note: Meeting reports, by necessity, cannot be exhaustive. To retain one's sanity, a reporter must put aside the natural inclination to pay respect to everyone's contribution and instead focus on a few presentations of personal interest. Many other presentations deserving of notice are therefore left unmentioned.)