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Contact: Chad Boutin
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

NICE Software for Counting Pneumococcus Colonies

Caption: Pneumococcus colonies ordinarily must be counted manually to determine whether pneumonia vaccine is effective on a patient, but freely available NICE software developed at NIST will help automate the process, potentially saving many lives in the world's developing regions.

Credit: NIST

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