Louis_Pasteur_by_Pierre_Lamy_Petit

You might have heard of this guy somewhere before… perhaps it was on TV somewhere? In fact, Louis Pasteur is arguably one of the most important individuals on the Medicine Through Time course – so we’re covering him here. Ready? Here we go…

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You might think you know what you need to know about keeping healthy – but in all likelihood, there’s more you need to know for the B1 exam, about things such as metabolic rate, defence against disease and how to investigate bacteria. Ready? Here we go…

(Disclaimer: The information given in this article is purely what you need to know for the exam and is not intended to represent any opinions or beliefs of any of the Boffins here at Revision Systems)

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Gold Coins

 

 

The year is 1849. More or less. You’re a (reasonably poor) worker who works in a city on the Eastern seaboard of the USA. One morning you hear the news: gold has been found in California! Gold I tell you! You gather up your things, and leave, heading west immediately. Once you arrive, you buy an overpriced picaxe and set to work, hunting for gold. You find a small amount, however it’s going to take a while to mine. You come back the next day to find somebody else mining your claim! You go to approach them, but they look quite tough, ready to kill in fact.

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