Youyou Tu searched ancient literature on herbal medicine in her quest to develop novel malaria therapies. The plant Artemisia annua was a candidate, and Tu purified the active agent, Artemisinin, a drug that is remarkably effective against Malaria.
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The male Mandarin Duck is a spectacular bird with quite incredible color and plumage.
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