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A potentially powerful new antibiotic is discovered in dirt

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Chicago Tribune

Publication Date
2018-02-14

The modern medical era began when an absent-minded British scientist named Alexander Fleming returned from vacation to find that one of the petri dishes he forgot to put away was covered in a bacteria-killing mold. He had discovered penicillin, the world's first antibiotic.

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http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/science/ct-new-antibiotic-dirt-20180213-story.html