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Antibiotic resistance occurs when microorganisms that cause diseases become resilient and can generate ways to resist the antibiotics. This makes the antibiotics lose the ability to fight bacteria and other foreign invaders.


The combination of both rapid growth rates and clever adaptation mechanisms make antibiotic resistance an issue that can arise quickly. Antibiotic resistance is when infectious bacteria adapt and become immune to the harmful effects of administered drugs.


Acting began in Athens around 534 B.C. While attending a public festival, the bard Thespis jumped onto a wooden cart and read poetry while pretending he was the character in the poetry. This was the first known time that someone spoke words as a character for entertainm...


BBC's "Children in Need" first aired on the radio on Christmas Day in 1927. The program was a five-minute radio broadcast that appealed for many children in need throughout the listening area.


Legalism began during the Warring States era of China, between 475 and 221 B.C., according to Encyclopedia Britannica. Because of the conflicting, chaotic nature of this period, the utilitarian precepts of legalism caught on with the ruling class of the Qin Dynasty.


Neil Papworth sent the first text message in 1992. At the time, mobile phones did not have keyboards, so Papworth, a telecom developer, sent the text via computer. The first mobile phones with Short Message Service capabilities were sold in 1993.


The First World War began on July 28, 1914, when Austria-Hungary formally declared war on Serbia. While tensions had been rising across Europe for many years prior, it was the Serbian assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary on June 28, 1914 that spa...