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Chemistry vs. bacteria, # 9. In the crossfire

 Gerhard Domagk. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

We haven’t yet told the whole story about the sulfas in Germany during WW II. For further reading we recommend the book by John E. Lesch, already referred to: The First Miracle Drugs, How the sulfa drugs transformed medicine. In much detail, the author tells how endangered from many sides and careful, main characters of

100 years of chemistry vs. bacteria, episode 3. Mercurochrome, Ehrlich’s chemotherapy the American way

100 years of chemistry vs. bacteria, episode 2. Paul Ehrlich, Salvarsan and chemotherapy

100 years of chemistry vs. bacteria, episode 1. Louis Pasteur vs. Robert Koch

The 100 year war between chemistry and bacteria, in 100 episodes

There is no such thing as an individual

Review: biostimulants for sustainable crop production

European generic medicines production after corona

Biomedicines are coming

New superpowers in the pharmaceutical industry?

Has big pharma lost track?

Corona pandemic and energy transition

New antibiotics – their development stagnates. Why?

High hopes for holism

Engineering life will require responsibility and control

Tetraethyl lead, the scandal that never erupted

Geopolitics of information, the next conflict zone

The role of chemistry in the reduction of plastic waste

Food and water as geopolitical assets

We proudly present… More with Less

Bioplastics: end the confusion

Energy storage, its role in the transition

Economists, listen: the earth is NOT a closed system

The shelf life of green chemistry

Towards a sustainable medicines production

Biotechnologically produced food: positioning and profit margin

Psychology of innovation: biotechnology should learn to listen!

Trust is the basis of successful R&D

Energy neutral instead of shale gas free

Logical mistakes on CO2

Sustainable energy: keeping the score. Part 3: fossil fuels with CCS

Sustainable energy: keeping the score. Part 2: The role of sun and wind

Sustainable energy, keeping the score. Part 1: The role of biomass

Respectful treatment of the complexity of biomass

Beyond food/fuel: let the chemical sector be a partner in the fight against hunger