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Penicillin: A Breakthrough in Medicine

Penicillin: A Breakthrough in Medicine

by Richard Tames
     
 

ISBN-10: 1575724170

ISBN-13: 9781575724171

Pub. Date: 11/28/2000

Publisher: Heinemann-Raintree

Discover how a moldy melon helped revolutionize medicine. This book focuses on the discovery of penicillin, analyzing how it came about, describing it, and discussing its consequences on history. Investigate the timeline to understand crucial dates in medical breakthroughs. Read the debate section so you can consider the arguments and weigh the evidence of its

Overview

Discover how a moldy melon helped revolutionize medicine. This book focuses on the discovery of penicillin, analyzing how it came about, describing it, and discussing its consequences on history. Investigate the timeline to understand crucial dates in medical breakthroughs. Read the debate section so you can consider the arguments and weigh the evidence of its importance in history. Clear photographs, maps, contemporary views, a glossary, and tips for future research are included to help you to understand the importance of this turning point in history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781575724171
Publisher:
Heinemann-Raintree
Publication date:
11/28/2000
Series:
Point of Impact Series
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
7.94(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.37(d)
Age Range:
10 - 13 Years

Table of Contents


Hoping for a Miracle     4
From Magic to Medicine     6
Defeating Smallpox     8
Science Strengthens Medicine     10
A Life in Science     12
Dissolving in Tears     14
Penicillin     16
A Breakthrough     18
A Problem of Production     20
Into Battle     22
Prizewinners     24
Battling On     26
The Great Debate     28
Find Out More     29
Timeline     30
Glossary     31
Index     32

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