Interview at the Nobel Museum in Stockholm: Ernst Chain - Making penicillin available for the masses

Alexander Fleming is often credited as being solely responsible for the discovery of penicillin. However, it was the work of Ernst Chain that took Fleming's observation and turned it into a medicine. Olof Somell from the Nobel Museum in Stockholm explains more.

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Ben Libberton

Science Communicator, Freelance

I'm a freelance science communicator, formerly a Postdoc in the biofilm field. I'm interested in how bacteria cause disease and look to technology to produce novel tools to study and ultimately prevent infection.