How aspirin was discovered – Krishna Sudhir, TED- Ed

4000 years ago, the ancient Sumerians made a surprising discovery: if they scraped the bark off a particular kind of tree and ate it, their pain disappeared. Little did they know that what they’d found was destined to influence the future course of medicine. Continue reading

Can natural disasters be good for nature? – Earth Unplugged

Natural disasters can cause vast devastation but can there be a silver lining for some species? Maddie Moate investigates whether natural disasters can ever be beneficial for nature. Continue reading