Do you directly discard food that has fallen to the ground, or do you live according to the 20-second rule? Apparently, there is a 5-second rule, but for some reason 20 seconds seem to be the general rule in student circles. Not sure why.
Antibiotics are incredible and amazing and I firmly believe that a historical division in the pre-antibiotics and the antibiotics eras is warranted. Antibiotics have changed so much in society and for individuals: infections did not mean certain death and much more children lived past their 6th birthday. However, we are unfortunately crashing into the post-antibiotics era like drunken fools. More […]
My dearest friends, Summertime is approaching in the Northern Hemisphere and with it comes sunburns, lewdness and a fabulous plethora of interesting parasites and pathogens (disease-causing organisms). The marvelous ticks for example, what splendid, disgusting creatures! They are themselves parasites and are hosts of a variety of nasty, yet remarkable, diseases that may be transferred […]