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Rice University

Wastewater

Caption: Scientists from Rice, Nankai and Tianjin universities have found signs of drug-resistant bacteria in treated wastewater plants in northern China. Their study suggested the dangerous bacteria were not only escaping purification but also breeding in the treatment plants.

Credit: Yi Luo/Nankai University

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