56: Life-Saving Bread

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56: Life-Saving Bread

Did you know that bread could save your life? Alexander Fleming accidentally discovered penicillin and saved countless lives!  This week we cover the series of fortunate events that development of the first ever antibiotic... You can WATCH the podcast over on our YouTube channel: http://youtube.com/SciGuys If you would like to support the podcast, please donate to our Patreon: http://patreon.com/SciGuys If you'd like to see more of us, follow our socials! Facebook http://facebook.com/SciGuysPod Twitter http://twitter.com/SciGuysPod Instagram http://instagram.com/SciGuysPod References and Further Reading https://www.khanacademy.org/science/health-and-medicine/current-issues-in-health-and-medicine/antibiotics-and-antibiotic-resistance/a/antibiotics-an-overview https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/216798#history https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/antibiotics/ https://www.nobelprize.org/prizes/medicine/1945/fleming/biographical/ https://www.pbs.org/newshour/health/the-real-story-behind-the-worlds-first-antibiotic https://www.kidsdiscover.com/quick-reads/penicillin-found-functional-fungus/ http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/fleming_alexander.shtml https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5403050/ https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/education/whatischemistry/landmarks/flemingpenicillin.html Follow the Sci Guys @notcorry / @jampkin / @lukecutforth sciguys.co.uk
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