News tagged with chemical sciences

'Superbugs' found breeding in sewage plants

(Phys.org) —Tests at two wastewater treatment plants in northern China revealed antibiotic-resistant bacteria were not only escaping purification but also breeding and spreading their dangerous cargo.

dateDec 16, 2013 in Environment
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Secondary ion mass spectrometry for Christmas

A large wooden crate was delivered to the Compton Hall loading dock Dec. 4, direct from Paris. The crate contained a fabulous new instrument that Washington University in St. Louis scientists say will transform their ability ...

dateDec 10, 2013 in General Physics
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Diversity in science

Some may recall the way she personally transported her portable X-ray machines to the front lines in World War I. Others may remember the deal she made with her sister to wait her turn before attending the ...

dateNov 08, 2013 in Social Sciences
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