Sewage Analysis Reveals Top #Cities For Illicit Drug Use. @DavidKThorpe

Sewage Analysis Reveals Top #Cities For Illicit Drug Use. @DavidKThorpe

“However waste water profiling is non-intrusive and can show changes in local populations in real time, with a large sample size and can be used alongside existing epidemiology methods to give important information on drug use and markets across Europe. This tool is exciting because it could also be used to identify the use of new dangerous ‘legal highs’ that have not yet been banned. It also has potential to be used to monitor biomarkers for diseases such as cancer or trace the spread of flu epidemics in real time and could be a really powerful tool for improving public health.”

Full article: http://sustainablecitiescollective.com/david-thorpe/25436...

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