Godfather of Bacteria

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In 1928 the Scottish biologist Alexander Fleming discovered the fungus from which penicillin is derived. Fleming made the discovery while trying an unusual experiment: painting with strains of bacteria. Lindsay Patterson talked with a team that’s taking bacterial painting to a new level.

 

 

 

 

 

 

VIDEO: Artist Amy Chase Gulden prints a bacterial painting.

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