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    British bacteriologist and Nobel laureate Sir Alexander Fleming (1881 - 1955) in his laboratory at St Mary's Hospital, Paddington. (1941) In 1928, bacteriologist Alexander Fleming made a chance discovery from an already discarded, contaminated Petri dish. The mold that had contaminated the experiment turned out to contain a powerful antibiotic, penicillin. However, though Fleming was credited with the discovery, it was over a decade before someone else turned penicillin into miracle drug

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