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Florence’s Santa Maria Novella Pharmacy: The world’s oldest pharmacy – CBS News

Just off Florence’s Piazza Santa Maria Novella, where a church of the same name has stood since 1360, sits another cathedral of sorts. It may not look like it from the outside but inside, it’s truly a thing of beauty. “It’s just amazing. It looks like it’s part of the church,” said one visiting American.… Read More »

Medical News Today: How a parasitic fish could help us fight brain cancer and stroke

Researchers turn to an ancient species of fish in a bid to find a better way of delivering therapeutic drugs into the brain to treat conditions and events ranging from cancer to stroke. Lampreys (pictured above) may help boost brain therapies.Image credit: T. Lawrence, Great Lakes Fishery Commission Lampreys are one of the oldest surviving… Read More »