Study: Antibiotics hide within soil mineral layers

Study: Antibiotics hide within soil mineral layers

Cornell study shows molecular mechanism of how antibiotic residues in manure may become trapped in soils.

A Cornell University study has 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.

The new study, published Feb. 15 in the Journal of Colloid & Interface Science, reveals how metals that are abundant in natural soils change the a

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