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The History of Penicillin

By |2019-02-26T17:50:03+03:00February 26th, 2019|Categories: Knowledge, Substances|Tags: , , , , , , |

The history of penicillin follows a number of observations and discoveries of apparent evidence of antibiotic activity in molds before the modern isolation of the chemical penicillin in 1928. There are anecdotes about ancient societies using molds to treat infections, and in the following centuries, [...]

The Enigma of the Voynich Manuscript – Mystery Files

By |2018-10-10T13:59:04+03:00May 9th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , |

The Voynich Manuscript is one of the most enigmatic manuscripts around the globe, which no one has ever managed to decode. Way back in 1912, Wilfred M. Voynich, a successful book, and manuscript dealer of Polish-Lithuanian-American descent, after some negotiation, had managed to acquire a [...]