Alexander Fleming was born in Ayrshire, Scotland on August 6, 1881.
He attended medical school in London and graduated in 1906. He studied bacteriology.
Fleming assisted in battlefield hospitals in France during World War I (1911 – 1918) where he observed soldiers dying of septicemia or some infection in spite of surviving initial battlefield wounds.
An agent that kills the life of a microorganism.
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An Italian neurologist.
was an American scientist in the field of genetics, and Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine Nobel laureate who with Edward Lawrie Tatum discovered the role of genes in regulating biochemical events within cells in 1958.
Was an English biochemist recognized as the father of British biochemistry for his invaluable contribution to this field.
A British surgeon and first to use antiseptic medicine.
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Was a German physiologist and psychologist widely credited as the founder of experimental psychology.
An American biochemist.