Alexander Fleming

Alexander Fleming

British bacteriologist.
It is the lone worker who makes the first advance in a subject; the details may be worked out by a team, but the prime idea is due to enterprise, thought, and perception of an individual.More Alexander Fleming quotes [09/03/2011 03:09:20]
Penicillin sat on a shelf for ten years while I was called a quack.More Alexander Fleming quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It has been demonstrated that a species of penicillium produces in culture a very powerful antibacterial substance which affects different bacteria in different degrees. Generally speaking it may be said that the least sensitive bacteria are the Gram-negative bacilli, and the most susceptible are the pyogenic cocci ... In addition to its possible use in the treatment of bacterial infections penicillin is certainly useful... for its power of inhibiting unwanted microbes in bacterial cultures so that penicillin insensitiMore Alexander Fleming quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
One sometimes finds what one is not looking for.More Alexander Fleming quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
For the birth of something new, there has to be a happening. Newton saw an apple fall; James Watt watched a kettle boil; Roentgen fogged some photographic plates. And these people knew enough to translate ordinary happenings into something new...More Alexander Fleming quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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