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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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Dance steps energise Green Year app launch

The energetic dance moves of students and active seniors from Glasgow have helped to power the launc...

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Scottish scientists slow speed of light through space

Scottish scientists have demonstrated that photons travelling in free space can be slowed down to le...

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Researchers trial LED lighting for tracking people with dementia

Researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) are investigating the development of low-cost GPS...

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Blog

   

Glasgow City of Botanists

In 2015, Science Centres and Botanical gardens across Europe will celebrate local biodiversity. Joan...

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Skills legacy for community through reCYCLE project

reCYCLE is an innovative collaboration project in the city that takes unwanted bicycles, refurbishes...

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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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Events

   

Adventurers

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

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Brick Wonders

Architectural gems in Lego, created by Warren Elsmore....

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Environmental Explorer Days

Learn how to be a citizen scientist. Find out how to care for the environment, help toads cross the ...

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