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Washington University School of Medicine

Gautam Dantas, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Caption: Researchers led by Gautam Dantas have found evidence that soil bacteria do not share drug resistance genes as often as infectious bacteria.

Credit: Pablo Tsukayama

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