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Alexander Fleming Aug 1881-Mar 1945, born in Scoland, is the discoverer of penicillin in 1928. It was finally tested, purified and in use in 1939. Penicillin changed the course of medicine. Fleming was knighted in 1944 and given the Nobel Prize in 1945.

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Alexander Fleming - 1881-1955 was a Scottish biologist, pharmacologist and botanist, he discovered Penicillin in 1928 for which he shared the Nobel prize with Howard Florey and Ernst Bois Chain. The discovery would change the course of history and became the most efficacious life saving drug in the world, can you imagine life without it?

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‪‎Alexander Fleming‬ was born on the 6 August 1881. Fleming was a Scottish bacteriologist and Nobel Prize winner, best know for his discovery of penicillin.

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Alexander Skarsgard might make an even more handsome Tarzan than "True Blood" vampire, but it's looking ever less likely that he'll be taking to the jungle vines anytime soon, Deadline's Mike Fleming Jr. reports here: http://www.deadline.com/2013/04/tarzan-dying-on-the-vine-at-warner-bros/ The Tarzan reboot isn't the first massive project getting unplugged by major studios these days as budgets balloon and risks multiply, but this one still might come together in the future, says Mike.

Noble Prize winner Alexander Fleming, born Aug. 6, 1881 was a great Scottish biologist and pharmacologist who made way for antibiotic medicines with his discovery of penicillin from the mould "Penicillium notatum".

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September 15, 1928 Alexander Fleming discovers penicillin On this day in 1928, Scottish bacteriologist Alexander Fleming discovered the antibiotic penicillin. Fleming’s discovery revolutionized medicine and has saved countless people from fatal infections.

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Sir Alexander Fleming...Discovered antibiotics--- perhaps the single most important contribution to the human race.

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Sir Alexander Fleming, FRSE, FRS,[1] FRCS(Eng) (6 August 1881 – 11 March 1955) was a Scottish biologist, pharmacologist and botanist. He wrote many articles on bacteriology, immunology, and chemotherapy. His best-known discoveries are the enzyme lysozyme in 1923 and the antibiotic substance penicillin from the mould Penicillium notatum in 1928, for which he shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1945 with Howard Florey and Ernst Boris Chain.

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