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Seventy generations of bacteria

When the first antibiotics became available 70 years ago, they were often described as miracles of human ingenuity, rather like plastics or bright permanent dyes, which were discovered at roughly the same time. Packaged in ...

dateMar 03, 2016 in Cell & Microbiology
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Antibiotics hide within soil mineral layers

A Cornell study revealed the molecular mechanism of how antibiotics from human and farm animal waste become trapped in soils, findings with the potential to explain the behavior and consequences of antibiotics in the environment.

dateFeb 22, 2016 in Materials Science
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