The Rise of Antibiotic-Resistant Infections

IELTSDATA READING TEST 15 The Rise of Antibiotic-Resistant Infections

The Rise of Antibiotic-Resistant Infections A When penicillin became widely available during the Second World War, it was a medical miracle, rapidly vanquishing the biggest wartime killer – infected wounds. Discovered initially by a French medical student, Ernest Duchesne, in 1896, and then rediscovered by Scottish physician Alexander Fleming in 1928, Penicillium crippled many types …

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Deer Farming In Australia ielts reading sample

Reading practice test 13 Deer Farming In Australia ielts reading sample

                                                 Deer Farming In Australia Paragraph A Deer are not indigenous to Australia. They were introduced into the country during the nineteenth century under the acclimatization programs governing the introduction of exotic species of animals and birds into Australia. Six species of deer were released at various locations. The animals dispersed and established wild populations …

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nicotine ielts reading sample

Reading practice test 13 nicotine ielts reading sample people wouldn’t smoke tobacco

                                                          nicotine If it weren’t for nicotine, people wouldn’t smoke tobacco. Why? Because of the more than 4000 chemicals in tobacco smoke, nicotine is the primary one that acts on the brain, altering people’s moods, appetites and alertness in ways they find pleasant and beneficial. Unfortunately, as it is widely known, nicotine has a dark …

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Cleaning up The Thames ielts reading sample

Reading practice test 12 Cleaning up The Thames ielts reading sample

Cleaning up The Thames The River Thames, which was biologically “dead” as recently as the 1960s, is now the cleanest metropolitan river in the world, according to the Thames Water Company. The company says that thanks to major investment in better sewage treatment in London and the Thames Valley, the river that flows through the …

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