A Flashback on the Medicinal Gifts of Planet Earth

The world celebrated Earth Day on 22nd April 2020. Most of us are in our homes due to “social distancing” and miss going outside. Now we truly understand the importance of planet Earth’s bountiful nature. The earth has always provided for our needs. Before synthesizing medicine in our labs, we took help from the Earth. […]

Louis Pasteur

Timeline:  December 27, 1822 – September 28, 1895 Place of study: École Normale Supérieure, Paris Famous for: His discoveries of the principles of vaccination, microbial fermentation, and pasteurization  Germ theory of disease Producing the first vaccine for rabies and anthrax Awards:  Foreign Member of the Royal Society (1869) Legion of Honor Grand Cross (1881) Foreign […]

Lockdown Blues : How To Take Care Of Yourself

Nobody could’ve imagined the time we are currently living in. The entire world is on complete or partial lockdown, all because of a nearly invisible virus — the coronavirus. While it is easy to enjoy staying at home for a few days, the indoors can certainly start feeling ominous after a period of time. Being […]

Gerty Cori

Timeline:  August 15, 1896 – October 26, 1957 Place of study:  University College, London, United Kingdom Karl-Ferdinands-Universität, Prague  State Institute for the Study of Malignant Diseases, New York. Famous for:  Investigating carbohydrate metabolism.   Discovery of the mechanism by which glycogen is broken down in muscle tissue into lactic acid and then resynthesized in the […]