Penicillin was discovered by Alexander Fleming in London, England in September, 1928. Fleming was a bacteriologist who worked at St. Mary's Hospital, and he found the Penicillium notatum mold on some Petri dishes contain... More »

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Penicillin was discovered by Alexander Fleming in 1928. Fleming was a Scottish scientist interested in bacteriology and immunology. Somewhat by accident, he determined that antibiotic properties could be derived from the... More »

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Antibiotics were present in ancient times in the form of molds. British scientist Sir Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin, the first working agent that demonstrated potent antibacterial properties, in 1928. Selman Wa... More »

Penicillin was discovered by Alexander Fleming in 1928. Fleming was a Scottish scientist interested in bacteriology and immunology. Somewhat by accident, he determined that antibiotic properties could be derived from the... More »

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In 1953, Jack Odell created the first matchbox car in London, England. The first car was a steamroller made of brass and painted red and green. In an assembly-line style production line, Odell and his partners worked fro... More »

According to About.com, bacteriologist Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin in 1928. After returning from vacation, he noticed that mold had formed in a discarded Petri dish set aside from a contaminated experiment, a... More »

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Penicillin was discovered by bacteriologist Sir Alexander Fleming in 1928. The accidental discovery occurred when he observed several mold spores had fallen on and destroyed bacteria in an open laboratory dish. More »

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