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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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Maryhill Park lichen walk with OPAL

Come along on Sunday 7th December and learn what lichens can tell us about the air quality in your l...

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Eye care workers have sights on revolutionary Smartphone device

A smartphone app and adaptor engineered at the University of Strathclyde and NHS Greater Glasgow and...

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Quantum leap for Imaging Hub

Cameras which use just a single pixel to see through smoke, imaging systems which can time light to ...

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Blog

   

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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Glasgow’s living classrooms

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

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Events

   

?Mackintosh Architecture

Over 80 architectural drawings, archival material, films and models - many rare or never before exhi...

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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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BodyWorks

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

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