NYC dirt has scientists digging for antibiotic success

ReutersNewsPublished: December 19, 20161 views
Published: December 19, 2016

The dirt of New York City parks may seem an unlikely way to benefit modern medicine, but scientists in an Upper East Side university lab in Manhattan say they have found genes from the dirt's bacteria that could lead to use in antibiotics and anti-cancer treatments. Roselle Chen reports.

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