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In 2001 he received the SIUC Outstanding Scholar Award. In 2003 he received the Carski Award for Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching from the American Society for Microbiology. Mike’s research is (A) ______ on bacteria that inhabit extreme environments, and for the past 12 years he has studied the microbiology of permanently ice-covered lakes in the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica. In addition to his research papers, he has edited a major treatise on phototrophic bacteria and served for over a decade as chief editor of the (B) _______ Archives of Microbiology. He currently serves on the editorial board of Environmental Microbiology. Mike’s non-scientific (C) _______ include forestry, reading, and caring for his dogs and horses. He lives (D) _______ a peaceful and quiet lake with his wife, Nancy, five shelter dogs (Gaino, Snuffy, Pepto, Peanut, and Merry), and four horses (Springer, Feivel, Gwen, and Festus).

aimed          journal         paper          interested          focused           interests         around          beside   

Answer: focused     journal     interests    beside

One thing is certain. Most people do not get enough exercise in their (A) ______ routines. All of the advances of modem technology – from(B) _______ can openers to power steering – have made life easier, more comfortable and much less physically (C) _______ . Yet our bodies need activity, especially if they are carrying around too (D) ______ fat. Satisfying this need requires a definite plan, and a commitment.

much         so         demanding          electric          regular          ordinary         demandable    

Answer: ordinary     electric     demanding     much


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