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Dr Jonas Salk, developer of the first safe and effective vaccine for polio. Before Dr Salk’s vaccine polio was one of the most frightening diseases in the world, having a child mortality rate of 2 to 5%. Salk did not become rich because of his invention; he decided not to patent it. When asked why he didn’t patent his invention Salk replied “Would you patent the sun?”
Jonas Salk and Alert Sabin (creator of an alternative vaccine) saved millions of lifes and prevented immeasurable suffering.

Vaccines: 60 years of conspiracy theories

She grew up in a farm in Northeastern  Argentina, one of the country’s poorest regions. She had a tough life; she went to school for 2 years, then she was …

Karl Popper:
“A theory in the empirical sciences can and should be scrutinized by decisive experiments”

Science is based on evidence not opinion

Not long ago, a new technology that could revolutionise stem cells-based therapies was in the news. The reporting may have escaped many but the media was not to blame; this …

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