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2012-02-21 08:00:00

The Sciences Magazine EurekaMag.com publishes reviews of specific subjects of all areas of natural science. The latest review covers the Roquefort which is one of the world's best-known blue cheeses made of sheep milk, Australopithecus which is an extinct genus of humans that evolved in eastern Africa around four million years ago before spreading throughout the continent and becoming extinct two million years ago, and Paleontology which is the study of prehistoric life that includes the...

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2008-10-02 08:00:28

The DNA sequence of the fungus that produces penicillin has been deciphered by Dutch researchers. This monumental discovery is just in time for the 80th anniversary of the breakthrough of penicillin, discovered by Sir Alexander Fleming. Researchers hope that discovering the genome of Penicillium chrysogenum will increase further development of new antibiotics to help surmount the problems of resistance. Penicillium chrysogenum is employed in the manufacture of antibiotics such as...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.