Beyond pharmacy blog
All posts from: March 2012
A rainbow is a beautiful natural wonder, and a well established symbol of hope. It also has a rare night-time equivalent: a moonbow. This is a rainbow produced by light reflected from the surface of the moon rather than from direct sunlight. Because the light from moonbows is usually too faint to excite the eye’s cone receptors they often appear to be white.
Sunday 1 April is Edible Book Day. No, this is not an April Fool. See the Books2eat website (www.books2eat.com) for some beautifully baked books.
Successful games makers were invited to an Orientation Training event at Wembley arena. See links attached for more details.http://www.london2012.com/videos/2012/london-2012-games-maker-training-begins.phphttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-16874424
If, as mine sometimes does, your copy of The Pharmaceutical Journal arrives rolled up with other post inside a Royal Mail red rubber band, you might be interested to know that the first rubber band was patented in England on today’s date, 17 March, by Stephen Perry in 1845.
A report in the Journal of the American Chemical Society describes a new technology for sifting through the world’s largest remaining pool of potential antibiotics, in which two new agents against meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections have been discovered.