The rise of antimicrobial resistance

From the time Alexander Fleming discovered the Penicillium mould which produced penicillin to kill bacteria in 1928, many more antibiotics have been commercially produced to fight off many bacterial infections. However, many of the microorganisms are now antimicrobial resistant (AMR). WHO defined AMR as "the microorganism's resistance to an antimicrobial drug that was once able … Continue reading The rise of antimicrobial resistance

The origins of left-handedness discovered

Ever since the human genome had been mapped, scientists have found it easier to study the functions of the human body. Recently, left-handedness has been found to be linked to genetic regions responsible for brain structure. This study, carried out by a team of researchers at the University of Oxford, revealed that there are four … Continue reading The origins of left-handedness discovered

Landry’s Back in Town (#1) – Rocky Ridge Romance by Margery Scott

Landry Mitchell returned to Rocky Ridge, the only home he knew after being released from prison. He regretted following his older brother together with two criminals which led to their arrest. Now wanting to be forgiven by the residents, Landry tries to move on. Meanwhile Olivia Harding, a new resident works hard by taking care … Continue reading Landry’s Back in Town (#1) – Rocky Ridge Romance by Margery Scott

Bunny and The Bear – Furry United Coalition #1 by Eve Langlais

Chase is an attorney and a shapeshifter. As a bear he likes at least 16 hours of sleep and enjoys honey buns from a bakery across the street from his office. But the presence of a recent neighbor bounces in his mind. Miranda, a bunny shapeshifter is an agent of Furry United Coalition (FUC), an … Continue reading Bunny and The Bear – Furry United Coalition #1 by Eve Langlais

Diver saves a manta ray in Western Australia

An incident occurred recently by a freediving group exploring Ningaloo Reef off Australia’s north west coast. A giant manta ray, locally known as Freckles approached one of the divers, Jake Wilton who’s a snorkelling guide to help remove fish hooks from her right eye. Wilton, who works in the area for Ningaloo Marine Interactions, a … Continue reading Diver saves a manta ray in Western Australia

The remains of Native Americans in the United States

Although Christopher Columbus is credited in discovering America and it's nearby islands in 1492, the real founders were the Native Americans or American Indians as dubbed by Christopher. They are also known as indigenous people who were the first people to settle there. Christopher was an Italian explorer, navigator and colonist. After bringing captives to … Continue reading The remains of Native Americans in the United States