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February 25, 2013

 

Scientists studying MRSA genetics found that the antibiotic-sensitive bacteria were originally passed from humans to livestock.

The FDA Is Restricting Antibiotic Use In Livestock

The trouble is, when antibiotics are used in small amounts over long periods of time, drug resistant super bugs can develop.

October 17, 2011

 

Curbing Methane Emissions With Microbes

Cows, goats, and sheep require symbiotic microbes to help digest the plant biomass that they eat, and some of these microbes make methane.

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