Why we should not keep dolphins in aquariums | Taison Chang | TEDxXiguan

Translator: Hélène Vernet Reviewer: Denise RQ “There are no walls in the ocean.” This is what Bailey tells her friend, Destiny, in the movie “Finding Dory.” And this is where my story begins. My story is about dolphins and aquariums. Although dolphins live in water, and we don’t have much chance to see them, there […]

Fish!: A Proven Way to Boost Morale and Improve Results – 3 Big Ideas

Tear down the grey wallpaper of your work life and let some sun in. It’s fish time. Welcome to 3 Things You Can Use, where Maddi and I decode self-improvement and entrepreneurship through books, three things at a time. This week’s book is Fish: A Proven Way to Boost Morale and Improve Results by Stephen […]

How antibiotics work

How do antibiotics work? Pathogenic bacteria in the body cause infections, which can be treated by antibiotics Bacteriostatic antibiotics slow the growth of bacteria by interfering with the processes the bacteria need to multiply These processes include: DNA replication Metabolism e.g. enzyme activity Protein production Bactericidal antibiotics kill the bacteria, for example by preventing the […]

Dragon’s Blood Could Save Your Life

When you think medicine, chances are that these come to mind rather than these. What you might not realize is that a lot of times, potential drugs and other really useful compounds come from some truly bizarre places in nature. Today we’re looking at why these three unlikely animals might just save your life one […]