The rise of antimicrobial resistant bacteria

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 to treat an infection by that microorganism.” Ever since the … Continue reading The rise of antimicrobial resistant bacteria

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 genetic regions from the analysis of 400,000 genomes from the … 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 of the children in the local orphanage. After being kicked … Continue reading Landry’s Back in Town (#1) – Rocky Ridge Romance by Margery Scott