Black History Month

This was created in 1926 in the United States by Carter G. Woodson and the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History. It is a way of remembering and celebrating the Negro race and what contributions black people of African origin have made in the world. There are many personalities who have made … Continue reading Black History Month

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