Howard Florey Miracle Maker

Howard Florey Miracle Maker
$1.99
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Code: THSP-78616
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  • Howard Florey made history when he discovered how to make and use penicillin, the first natural antibiotic.
  • The son of an Adelaide shoe manufacturer, Florey was an outstanding scholar and sportsman.
  • He won a Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford University, where he proved to be a brilliant researcher.
  • In those days, people died from minor diseases, infected cuts or wounds.
  • Working against tremendous odds, Florey and his team made penicillin available in time to save huge numbers of soldiers injured in WWII.
  • He was knighted and awarded the Nobel Prize for his contribution to medicine.
  • This spirited biography includes photographs, illustrations and a glossary.

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