New paper on antimicrobials and antibiotic resistance out

Dust with higher levels of triclosan, represented by orange triangles, contain more antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Graphic by Vlad Tchompalov.

Our latest work, in collaboration with the Biology and the Built Environment Center, is out in mSystems! Read it for yourself, and check then out some of the media coverage:

Your dust bunnies are alive but fighting them with antibacterials is a bad idea on CBC Radio’s Quirks & Quarks

Your gym mats may be breeding antibiotic-resistant germs in PBS NewsHour

Microbes that live at the gym are pumped up on antibiotic resistance in CBC News