Why low and alcohol free beers could be considered health drinks

It is often said that weak beer was drunk in preference to dirty water in European towns during the middle ages. This fact is probably overstated, but the idea that beer was nutritionally important in the medieval period seems more likely. Weaker, so-called “small beers” would have been low in alcoholContinue Reading

Genomic analysis of Shiga-toxin E.coli (STEC) in a child reveals insights on a virulent, emerging foodborne pathogen

Foodborne pathogens are very common and usually benign, but certain virulent strains of pathogens can result in severe disease and even death. Distinguishing specific strains of pathogens can help scientists better understand them and develop biomarkers to help detect them in patients, expediting diagnosis and treatment. University at Buffalo researchers have now completed the genomic…Continue Reading

John Boyega slams Disney and claims his Star Wars character was sidelined while the nuance was given to his white co stars

The actor, 28, portrayed Finn, the franchise’s first black Stormtrooper, in The Force Awakens, The Last Jedi and The Rise of Skywalker  He told in an interview with British GQ how he thinks Disney marketed his character as being ‘much more important’ than he actually was  Boyega claimed Disney, which distributesContinue Reading

Romeo Beckham shares loved up snap of himself kissing girlfriend Mia Regan before posting dad Davids family golf day shot with brothers Brooklyn and Cruz

They’ve been happily flaunting their romance on social media all summer. And, Romeo Beckham, 17, took to Instagram on Monday afternoon to share another loved-up snap of himself kissing girlfriend Mia Regan, 17. The teenager also posted his dad David’s, 45, family golf day shot with brothers Brooklyn, 21, and Cruz,Continue Reading

Free ports could help Britain take back control and keep trade flowing with the EU

Britain is considering opening free ports to shore up its economy when the Brexit transition ends. The idea is that ten free ports across the country will increase trade, attract inward investment, encourage high-tech manufacturing and create employment in some of the UK’s most deprived areas. Free ports have been portrayed by some asContinue Reading

Malaria new map shows which areas will be at risk because of global warming

Of an estimated 228 million cases of malaria worldwide each year, around 93% are in Africa. This proportion is more or less the same for the 405,000 malaria deaths globally. That’s why there are huge efforts underway to provide detailed maps of current malaria cases in Africa, and to predict which areas will becomeContinue Reading