Cover: Colored X-ray of a human chest with pulmonary tuberculosis in the patient's left lung (fluffy yellow areas). Tuberculosis is a global health problem, and its resistance to therapeutic agents is growing. Rup Lal of the University of Delhi spent 25 years developing new agents for the fight against this disease
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Howard M. Johnson
I am an internationally recognized immunologist and microbiologist, who has had the good fortune to contribute significantly to research within my discipline. Before I could do so, I had to escape the confines of the American version of an apartheid system, into which I was born in 1936, near Ann...More...
Maria L. Marco and
Benjamin L. Golomb
The earliest development of fermented foods, among the most ancient agricultural products, coincided with the rise of civilizations around the world. According to archeological records, wine was produced during the Neolithic Period from 8500 to 4000 BC, while beer and bread were mass-produced sho...More...