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Soil Could Shed Light on Antibiotic Resistance

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Soil Could Shed Light on Antibiotic Resistance

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Soil Could Shed Light on Antibiotic Resistance

Soil Could Shed Light on Antibiotic Resistance

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New research points to drug resistance in soil-dwelling bacteria. Scientists say studying bacteria in the soil can help in understanding how the bacteria in humans develop resistance.

Guest:

Gerry Wright, chair, Department of Biochemistry, director, Antimicrobial Research Centre, Canada Research Chair in Antibiotic Biochemistry at McMaster University