Is the ocean spreading antibiotic resistance?

Scientists with the Surfer Biome Project are investigating whether antibiotic-resistant microbes can be spread though ocean water, says The New York Times. By taking samples from surfers’ mouths, bodies, and boards, the project hopes to learn how easily resistant organisms can pass into the human body. “By some estimates, surfers can swallow about 170 milliliters, or… » Read More

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