SUGAR- Man’s Friendly Enemy

Sugar is a type of nutrient which belongs to the class of food called carbohydrates. There are three major classes of sugar namely Monosaccharides (e.g. glucose), Oligosaccharides (e.g. sucrose and fructose) and Polysaccharides (e.g. starch). Many sugars exist such as sucrose (in sugar cane), lactose (in milk) and maltose (in cereals).            Sweet and satisfactory […]

Why antibiotics fail in the fight against bacteria

In a new study, a team of physicists from McMaster University in Hamilton, Canada, has now determined what allows bacteria to repel antibiotics once they become resistant. Although the mechanism is simple, this is the first time that researchers have investigated and been able to pinpoint it, thanks to highly sensitive technology.

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