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1881

Sir Alexander Fleming

Biologist, pharmacologist and botanist, Sir Alexander Fleming was born near Darvel in Ayrshire in 1881. His discovery of penicillin changed the world of modern medicine by introducing the age of useful antibiotics; penicillin has saved, and is still saving, millions of people around the world.

 

 

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How can we improve the survival of patients with end-stage liver disease?

A two day special conference on tackling the multifaceted condition of End-Stage Liver Disease is to...

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Smartphone app makes texting easier

A smartphone app that makes texting and emailing much easier – particularly for older people and t...

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Next generation of high power lasers being developed by researchers

Researchers at the University of Strathclyde are developing groundbreaking plasma based light amplif...

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Blog

   

George’s marvellous memorial

Continuing the series on "Who's Shoulders Are These Anyway?", Kirsty Martin takes us on the journey ...

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What’s In Your DNA, Friedrich Miescher?

The second in series of posts from Kirsty Martin on "Who's Shoulders Are These Anyway?" takes a clos...

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Glasgow’s Green Year 2015; Biodiversity July!

Biodiversity in abundance this July, writes the team at Green Glasgow, with lot's of great opportuni...

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Events

   

Glasgow Café Scientifique

Explore the latest ideas in science and technology, outside a traditional academic context, at this ...

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Venturefest Scotland

Free, annual business and network event connecting SMEs with innovators, entrepreneurs, investors an...

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Health, Lies and Videotape

Do you remember the public health films of the mid-20th century? Films of fat children, bad hygiene...

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