A compelling story: the discovery of artemisinina , natural principle antimalarial ,of YouYouTu a Chinese chemist , Nobel Laureate in medicine 2015
What happened in China in the years ‘ 60 of the last century
in the years ‘ 60 of the last century China was shaken by a tragic political movement led by Mao Zedong , leader of the country. It was called “cultural revolution” and had protagonist students and lower Communist Party cadres , that were inspired by the contained in “Red Book”, drafted by the same Mao. The victims of the movement were intellectuals and teachers who were subjected to a process of re-education “and suffered abuse of all kinds. Universities and schools stopped their activity for a few years.