Flesh-Eating Bacteria and Microscopic Warfare: Personifying the Microbiome

Necrotizing faciitis, also referred to as flesh-eating disease, is caused by a range of bacteria that live on your skin and in your nasal cavity every day. While some cases happen in perfectly healthy individuals, some studies have been shown to correlate the risks with autoimmune diseases, diabetes, and alcoholism. The part that blew my … Continue reading Flesh-Eating Bacteria and Microscopic Warfare: Personifying the Microbiome

Delta S

Entropy is the idea that energy is transferred in the direction of order to disorder. This makes energy transfer irreversible in a natural closed system with no external influences. This idea helps us make sense of many different scientific phenomenon like predicting chemical reactions to understanding the life cycle of stars. The whole concept that … Continue reading Delta S