Decolonization and Revolution

By Dr. Fabian Klose Historian Leibniz-Institute of European History Abstract Decolonization is a central historical trend. Occurring in four broad phases from 1776 up to 1991, it has shaped the present-day global system of states through the release of revolutionary forces. The term “decolonization” refers to the process through which colonial rule dissolved, and it[…]

To Fight Antibiotic Resistance, We Need to Fight Bad Prescribing Habits

Antibiotics image via www.shutterstock.com. By John Gums, Pharm.D., FCCP Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs and Professor of Pharmacy and Medicine University of Florida May’s announcement that a strain of bacteria with genes conferring resistance to colistin, our antibiotic of last resort, was identified in the United States, is just the latest report highlighting the growing[…]

Astronomers Observe Most Distant Oxygen Ever

An international team of astronomers have detected glowing oxygen in a distant galaxy seen just 700 million years after the Big Bang. This is the most distant galaxy in which oxygen has ever been unambiguously detected, and it is most likely being ionised by powerful radiation from young giant stars. This galaxy could be an[…]