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Alexander Fleming and the Story of Penicillin

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Book Description
Never one to worry about neatness, Scottish-born scientist Alexander Fleming often grew cultures in unwashed petri dishes. In the hot summer of 1928, Fleming left for a two-week vacation. He left his London laboratory a mess and didn't close his window. In his haste, he also forgot to clean up an old culture plate that he had smeared with staphylococcus bacteria. Soon after he left, a spore contai... More
Book Information
PublisherMitchell Lane Publishers, Inc.
BindingLibrary Binding
Reading LevelAges 9-12
# of Pages48
ISBN-101584151064
ISBN-13978-1584151067
Publication Date10/01/2001
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About John Bankston (Author) : John Bankston is a published author and an editor of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of John Bankston include Margaret Mead: Pioneer of Social Anthropology (Great... more
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