11
February
2019
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17:13
Europe/Amsterdam

Toxic bacteria found on plastics at beaches

Dr Sandric Leong from the NUS Tropical Marine Science Institute (TMSI), and Ms Emily Curren, a PhD student at TMSI and the Dept of Biological Sciences at the NUS Faculty of Science, found more than 400 different types of bacteria on 275 pieces of microplastics collected from three beaches in Singapore.