Cover ImageCover: Plants, like animals, rely on well-configured microbiomes to help retrieve nutrients and to defend against pathogens. For plants, the root microbiome is comparable to the gut microbiome in many ways (see p. 107). (Image © iStockphoto/foto76.)
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Cover ImageVaccines are crucial for controlling the spread of influenza, but currently are only effective against a limited mix of strains. A universal vaccine remains elusive, but progress is being made (see p. 433). (Image © James King-Holmes/ Science Source.)
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