There are more microbes living on the surface of your body than there are people on the planet. Feeling itchy yet? Don’t worry! The microbes on your skin keep it healthy. Problems only arise when populations of them aren't in balance.
Chimpanzees are known to spend their nights in tree-top nests. Have you ever wondered how clean their sleeping quarters are compared to ours? Science finally has the answer.
On September 3, 1928, Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin by chance. Even then he warned of possible resistance. Now there are antibacterial molecules to which bacteria does not become resistant: Artilysin.
The 2018 Nobel Prize in medicine recognized James P. Allison and Tasuku Honjo for discoveries in immune regulation and cancer therapy. So what good is that?
Syphilis is a thing of the past? Wrong. The number of syphilis infections worldwide has increased drastically in recent years. 4,309 cases were reported in Germany in 2007, 10 years later, it had reached 7,476. But why?
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