Ecosystem Health topic slated for science series
October 10, 2019
Dr. Jane Lucas will talk about “Ecosystem Health in the Age of Antibiotics” Monday, Oct. 14, at 6 p.m. in The Center at Colfax Library. Dr. Lucas is a post-doctoral associate at The University of Idaho researching the factors that influence the invertebrate and microbial communities within the leaf litter and soil in agricultural and tropical ecosystems.
The discovery of antibiotic compounds is one of the most prolific scientific advances in history. Yet growing use of antibiotics is leading to unprecedented introductions of these compounds into our environment, the effects of which are...