Posted in Science Alert: Experts Respond on March 27th, 2015.
Commonly used agricultural chemicals may help harmful bacteria evade antibiotic drugs, according to a new study. In the study, published this week in mBio, New Zealand researchers exposed two strains of disease causing bacteria, Escherichia coli and Salmonella enterica, to varying levels of commercial formulations of three herbicides—dicamba (Kamba), 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D), and glyphosate (Roundup). […]
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