Essays Tagged: "Alexander Fleming"


ll microbes, but they proved to be either dangerous or ineffective.In 1928 there was a discovery by Alexander Fleming. He detected that a substance he called 'penicillin' destroyed bacteria. Then in t ...

(4 pages) 89 0 4.3 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Antibiotic Resistance in Bacteria

a long lasting effect in history is penicillin. This wasthe first antibiotic ever to be discovered. Alexander Fleming was the person responsible for thediscovery in 1928. In his laboratory, he noticed ...

(3 pages) 134 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

la vie de Monsieur Alexander Fleming

Monsieur Alexander Fleming a été soutenu chez Lochfield près de Darvel en Ayrshire, Ecos ... orsque dilué 800 fois. Il a appelé la pénicilline de substance active.Monsieur Alexander Fleming est un bon modèle de personnage médecin parce que il est un docteur, ...

(2 pages) 36 0 4.5 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Germ mutation and innaproiat antibiotic use.

by a French medical student, Ernest Duchesne, in 1896, and then rediscovered by Scottish physician Alexander Fleming in 1928, the product of the soil mold Penicillium crippled many types of disease-c ...

(7 pages) 107 1 4.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Use of Antibiotics Should Continue.

ics have been used for many years, in the control of illnesses since the discovery of penicillin by Alexander Fleming over 50 years ago1. In addition to their medicinal use, they are also used in farm ...

(6 pages) 100 0 4.4 Aug/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

All about Bacteria.

sively worsening disease, although it can lead to a rapid death.In 1928, the British bacteriologist Alexander Fleming observed a mold of the genus Penicillium growing on a culture of bacteria. He noti ...

(5 pages) 152 1 4.8 Aug/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

How does technology effect my life?

the field of medicine, the names of William Harvey, Hipporcates, Louis Paster and many other shine. Alexander Fleming discovered the microbe killing substance known as Penicillin. Today, thousands of ... day, thousands of millions of lives are saved as a result of the discovery of Penicillin, thanks to Alexander Fleming. Experiments on very tiny objects by scientists, doctors and medical students toda ...

(4 pages) 161 0 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Is Penicillin as Important Today as When It Was First Discovered?

ABSTRACTThe history of Alexander Fleming's discovery of penicillin in a common mold, in 1928, and the subsequent developmen ... a mold capable of destroying bacteria. However, his work was overlooked until a Scottish Physician, Alexander Fleming, decided to investigate a strange substance on a dirty petri dish (Brown).Fleming ... ted (Tames). In 1941 penicillin cured one of its first patients, a policeman with blood poisoning ("Alexander Fleming: Penicillin the Moldy Dish"). September 1942, penicillin had been used successfull ...

(5 pages) 64 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

Administering different antibiotics to Streptococcus salivarius will prohibit growth at different rates.

Puglia).Penicillin, which is often referred to as the "wonder drug", was accidentally discovered by Alexander Fleming in 1928. A Scottish physician and bacteriologist, Fleming was throwing out old cul ...

(5 pages) 43 0 3.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Use and Abuse of Antibiotics

r, the biggest breakthrough in the area of antibiotics only arrived in 1928 when British biochemist Alexander Fleming found large sections clean of bacteria, within bacterial colonies of staphylococci ...

(6 pages) 99 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Use and Abuse of Antibiotics

of course, to help us kill harmful bacteria that cause us infection and disease.Scottish physician Alexander Fleming rediscovered in 1928 what Ernest Duchesne, a French Student, had initially discove ...

(5 pages) 119 3 4.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


ch different if animal testing had been used. Despite the ineffectiveness of penicillin in rabbits, Alexander Fleming used the antibiotic on a very sick patient when he had nothing else to try. Fortun ...

(10 pages) 39 0 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Book Review: "Your Inner Child of the Past" by W. Hugh Missildine, M.D

esults are verified by psychologists. For example there is one particular case study which is about Alexander Fleming, while he himself was not a patient of Dr. Missildine, he was aware and had resear ... imself was not a patient of Dr. Missildine, he was aware and had researched Fleming's case history. Alexander Fleming was a bacteriological researcher who found a substance called penicillium, which s ...

(4 pages) 29 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology


Sir Alexander Fleming was a British bacteriologist best known for the discovery of the antibiotic Penici ...

(1 pages) 33 2 4.3 Apr/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Sir Howard Florey

rance, UK, USA and Australia. In 1945 he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for Medicine, along with Alexander Fleming and Ernst Chain and was recognised as a world famous figure! He also received 17 d ...

(4 pages) 2433 0 3.0 May/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Ben Carson, Dr.

e from the great chemist, Louis Pasteur, for developing vaccines, and Great Britain was home to Sir Alexander Fleming, who spared innumerable lives with his discovery of Penicillin; American born Ben ...

(9 pages) 20 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Medical advancements in World War Two

during World War II, penicillin undoubtedly was the most important. Penicillin was invented by Dr. Alexander Fleming in 1928 and was crucial in saving lives of soldiers on D-Day where stockpiles of p ... dical industry to expand and an accidental discovery more than sixty years ago in the laboratory of Alexander Fleming helped save countless lives during World War II.Blood Plasma was also an important ...

(7 pages) 21 0 0.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

The use and abuse of anti-biotics

Ant fungal and ant parasitic drugs are also available to specifically combat particular infections.Alexander Flemming discovered penicillin in the famous "mould in petri dish experiment" in 1928. Fle ...

(5 pages) 14 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


cident or by chance.One example of a serendipitous scientific act was the discovery of penicillinby Alexander Fleming in 1928.While working on lab studies,he noticed mold in a petri dish in which some ...

(1 pages) 7 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Alexander Fleming and Penicillin

ze in Medicine was awarded to a man known by many for his discovery of Penicillin. His name was Sir Alexander Fleming.His Early YearsSir Alexander Fleming was born on August 6th, 1881 in Lochfield nea ... n't stop Fleming from researching more and more, he kept on until the last of his days.Although Sir Alexander Fleming participated in many aspects of life such as the sports and the arts, what made hi ...

(8 pages) 10 0 4.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers