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Mathematician Alan Turing a Great Mind of the 20th Century

20 Mar 2017

Sir Winston Churchill said Alan Turing’s breaking of German codes for secret messages shortened the Second World War by two years. Computer scientists credit Turing with formulating the...

Why is Iodine added to Salt?

20 Mar 2017

When back in 1811 Bernard Courtois noticed the violet fumes produced when his seaweed extraction tank was being cleaned, he could have never dreamed that he had set the stage for one of the most...

What Is The Role of Iodine in Thyroid Function?

20 Mar 2017

“Take a dose of seaweed or burnt sea sponge twice a year!” That was the ancient Chinese remedy for goiter. Almost four thousand years ago Chinese medical writings described the troublesome swelling...

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