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Is Komodo dragon blood the key to new antibiotics?

Komodo dragon blood contains an important compound which scientists think could offer a new treatment for infected wounds. The reptile’s saliva harbours many different types of bacteria, which somehow do not affect the dragon. Scientists at George Mason University in the US created a synthetic compound based on a molecule in dragon blood that had antimicrobial activity. They found it ... Read More »

Why did Jharkhand teachers write letters with blood to PM Modi?

Using their own blood, the ad-hoc teachers in Jharkhand have reportedly written 10, 000 letters to the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, on Saturday, demanding basic services. What is the problems? Ad-hoc teachers have been complaining about the behaviour of regular teachers, who are not providing them the help given by the government More than 70,000 teachers teach in ... Read More »