Tuesday, 7 September 2010

Ancient Nubians took antibiotics in their beer almost 1,500 years ago

The ancient Nubians consumed large quantities of antibiotics that were produced in their beer almost 1,500 years ago, new research suggests.

Chemical analysis of bones shows that the people were taking large doses of tetracycline which was produced as a by-product in the beer that they made from grain.

Read more: Daily Mail

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