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Renowned biologist gives Darwin Day genetics lecture - Stony Brook Statesman


Stony Brook Statesman
Hopi Hoekstra, Alexander Agassiz professor of zoology and curator of mammals in the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard University, discussed scientist Charles Darwin, what he knew and what he didn't know at the Earth and Space Sciences Building ...

Renowned biologist gives Darwin Day genetics lecture | The ... - Stony Brook Statesman


Stony Brook Statesman
Hopi Hoekstra, Alexander Agassiz professor of zoology and curator of mammals in the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard University, discussed scientist Charles Darwin,

Scientists unearth secrets of Sir Alexander Fleming's medical breakthroughs - Phys.Org


Phys.Org
Both penicillin and lysozyme work on bacteria cell walls. Penicillin weakens the cell walls of dividing bacteria, so that they burst and die due to osmotic pressure. Lysozyme is a small enzyme that attacks the same protective cell wall of a bacterium ...

Biography of Sir Alexander Fleming

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