Alexander Fleming

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Scottish bacteriologist who discovered penicillin (1881-1955)

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The program is named for Sir Alexander Fleming, the famed British scientist, who discovered penicillin and in 1949 came to Oklahoma City to formally dedicate OMRF's first building.
Professor Jeff Errington, lead author of the study, said: "Given Sir Alexander Fleming made his two major discoveries 80 or 90 years ago, you would expect that we knew pretty well how they worked.
After the event, facilities manager for the GLA Alexander Fleming wrote to Middlesbrough's Offi-cial Supporters Club saying the authority had spent PS2,000 to clean and repair the famous gathering point.
Among the people dealt with in some detail are Alexander Fleming, Albert Einstein, Charles Darwin and Edward Hubble.
1881: Alexander Fleming, the Scottish bacteriologist who discovered penicillin, was born.
Pioneers such as Sir Alexander Fleming, John Logie Baird and Victorian chemist Dr James Young are ranked among the greatest innovators of our time.
Quite apart from politics, literature and the arts, those luminaries include (among others): John Logie Baird, Alexander Graham Bell, Andrew Carnegie, James Dewar, John Boyd Dunlop, Alexander Fleming, James Gregory, Douglas Haig, David Hume, David Livingstone, John McAdam, Robert McAlpine, Charles Macintosh, Adam Smith, Robert Thomson, Robert Watson-Watt and James Watt.
Literary giants William Shakespeare, Geoffrey Chaucer and George Orwell are included as are scientists including Stephen Hawking and Sir Alexander Fleming.
Alexander Fleming's Nobel Prize-winning discovery of a germ-fighting constituent from mold (left)--penicillin (5/17/30, p.
A more conventional account would credit the discovery of penicillin ("mould juice") to Sir Alexander Fleming and his untidy lab work.
The portraits on the other notes include the Nobel Prize winner Sir Alexander Fleming, who discovered penicillin, on the [pounds sterling]5; the above-mentioned Robert Burns on the [pounds sterling]20: the doctor and suffragette Elsie Inglis on the [pounds sterling]50 and the world-renowned artist and architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh on the [pounds sterling]100.
Alexander Fleming and Marie Curie are brought to life, watch A Very Brief History of Science by comedy team Punk Science or see the Museum 80 years ago courtesy of the Time Warp.
Penicillin Man: Alexander Fleming and the Antibiotic Revolution.
'And that Sir Alexander Fleming who invented it, he was a real prat.
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