ABC Evening News for Monday, Sep 12, 1994
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Yellowstone National Park: Barry Serafin) The controversy over private profit-making from a heat-resistant microscopic organism called thermis aquaticus, which is used in the process of identifying DNA, examined; scenes shown from the geysers in Yellowstone National Park, where the microorganism lives. [Cornell University medical college Francis BARANY - predicts it will revolutionize medicine.] [National Park Service director Roger KENNEDY - wants royalties.] The potential scientific uses for the other yet-undiscovered microorganisms in the park noted. [NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) Linda JAHKNE - comments.]
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