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Edward Lear Discovery

PhD student Amy Wilcockson talks about her chance discovery of previously unseen poems and letters by the famous nonsense poet Edward Lear. The handwritten items were hidden in a large bundle of…

From  Emma Rayner on June 30th, 2021 0 likes 28 plays 0  

AncientBiotics — a medieval remedy for modern day superbugs?

A one thousand year old Anglo-Saxon remedy for eye infections which originates from a manuscript in the British Library has been found to kill the modern-day superbug MRSA in an unusual research…

From  Emma Rayner on March 27th, 2015 0 likes 19,187 plays 0