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The underground life of antibiotics
The underground life of antibiotics

" A Rennes researcher finds traces of antibiotics in the soil. He is also studying the decontamination of brownfield sites."

Khalil Hanna, physico-chemist at ISCR, studies several types of polluted soils. He takes part in a project to characterize the presence of molecules from drugs. “Antibiotics, used for humans or in veterinary medicine, go into the soil and react with natural components, including bacteria,” he explains. The latter develop antibiotic resistance. It is a major public health problem ... "

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Khalil Hanna - Univ Rennes, CNRS, ISCR - UMR 6226, F-35000 Rennes, France
khalil [dot] hannaatuniv-rennes1 [dot] fr


Published September 06, 2021