Over a 5-year period, most guns found in states with strict gun laws were obtained from less restrictive states — ScienceDaily

[ad_1] Gun-related homicide rates in states with strict gun laws increase when neighboring states have less restrictive laws as a result of gun trafficking across state lines, suggests a new study from Penn Medicine. A review of gun tracing data also revealed that 65 percent of the guns recovered in the most restrictive states originated…

Antibiotic resistance is spreading from wastewater treatment plants — ScienceDaily

[ad_1] The products of wastewater treatment have been found to contain trace amounts of antibiotic resistant DNA. These products are often reintroduced to the environment and water supply, potentially resulting in the spread of antibiotic resistance. As such, researchers at the University of Southern California Viterbi School of Engineering have been studying the development of…