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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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Strathclyde University lift the Question of Science Trophy

Strathclyde University’s Chemical Engineering department have been crowned Science Champions of th...

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Snow leopard spotted in Glasgow park

The latest in a series of sculptures commissioned to celebrate the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games w...

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Researchers aim to prevent falls in older people with vision impairment

New research aims to adapt an evidence-based exercise programme for falls prevention among older peo...

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Blog

   

Glasgow’s Green Year 2015 – ‘From Steam to Green’

Glasgow is to host its first ever 'themed' year in 2015 - a Green Year. The Green Glasgow team are w...

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Glasgow’s living classrooms

Joanne Dempster, OPAL Community Scientist for the Open Air Laboratories Project writes on the Glasgo...

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5 Great things The Games have given Glasgow

With the sport over, records broken and the medals handed out here’s a quick list of 5 great thing...

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Events

   

Impartial Advice on Biomass Renewable Heating

Home Energy Scotland offer free and impartial advice on wood fuelled (biomass) and other renewable h...

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BodyWorks

An exhibition all about how your body works, with the chance to perform a virtual autopsy, run in a ...

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Adventurers

See and learn about the machines which have been the choice mode of transport for rebels, hellraiser...

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