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Why making anti-viral drugs is so hard – and how COVID-19 could be great for the field

It was 1928 when Scottish scientist Alexander Fleming noticed an odd phenomenon: mould that had formed accidentally in one of his petri dishes was stopping the growth of bacteria. Fleming had of course just discovered penicillin, and by the mid-1940s the world’s first antibiotic would be in mass production, launching a historic era when most… Read More »

How great depression caused ww2

Adolf Hitler would later emulate Mussolini in his takeover of Germany. The Great How great depression caused ww2 followed a decade of rapid economic growth and urbanization. These small farmers were usually already in debt, borrowing money for seed and paying it back when their crops came in. Historians and economists give various causes for… Read More »

Goji Berry: A Great Anti-oxidant

Antioxidant rich food add to health by fighting free radicals. Free radicals are charged oxygen molecules that our bodies create – and are exposed to. In case of over-riding free radicals the immune system, slows down considerably. Also, oxidative damage of biomolecules increases with age and is postulated to be a major causal factor of various physiological function disorders. … Read More »

Plant a Great Vegetable Garden

Since May 19 is World Plant a Vegetable Garden Day, we thought this would be a good time for everyone to plant a garden. Here are six good starter suggestions. Eating several servings of vegetables daily is a priority for a healthy diet. But instead of always having to run to the supermarket or local farm… Read More »