Maine high school student creates antibiotic alternative for horses

BOOTHBAY, Maine — There’s a lot to be learned from your parents and their experiences. Emma Markowitz is following in her parents’ footsteps in the world of science. Through her research, she could be changing the way infections are treated, starting with horses’ hooves.

“I’ve always been intrinsically motivated by science,” Emma said. “I’ve always picked up my mom’s microbiology books and studied seawater samples under my microscope at home.” Read more

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