Did you know that morphine is named after the greek god of dreams “Morpheus”?
Feb16

Did you know that morphine is named after the greek god of dreams “Morpheus”?

Friedrich Wilhelm Adam Sertürner a German pharmacist, who first isolated morphine from opium in 1806, named it morphine after Morpheus, the Greek god of...

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Did you know that Joseph Stalin was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize?
Feb12

Did you know that Joseph Stalin was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize?

In 1945, Stalin was nominated by Halvdan Koht among seven candidates for the Nobel Peace Prize. However, he did not explicitly nominate any of them. The person actually nominated was Cordell Hull. And In 1948, he was officially nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by Wladislav Rieger. Source:...

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