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Fleming, an award-winning children’s book author, discusses “Cubs in the Tub,” which is about Helen Martini who went from raising orphaned big cat cubs in her home in the 1940s to becoming the first female zookeeper at the Bronx Zoo.
Stephenson shoved Fleming through the store’s plate-glass window.America’s first post-World War II race riot led to the near-lynching of Thurgood Marshall|Chris Lamb|February 25, 2021|Washington Post
Fleming appeared regularly on the radio during the general election to encourage her fellow migrants to get out and vote, and she’s stepped up her efforts considerably for the runoff.
In the effort to stitch together a winning coalition for Democrats, Fleming is leaning in with her needle.
That makes it hard for Fleming to connect with people from her country.
Yes, the original Bond, as imagined by Ian Fleming, was obviously white.
In the first episode, you meet Raoul Walsh and Gloria Swanson and Victor Fleming, who directed The Wizard of Oz.David Chase on Tony Soprano’s Fate, the State of TV, and Why He Couldn’t Finish ‘True Detective’|Marlow Stern|September 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Others such as Representative John Fleming, fought to keep the bill from passing.House Passes Bill to End Medical Marijuana Raids by the DEA|Abby Haglage|May 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If Rep. John C. Fleming has anything to do with it, the answer will be a defiant “no.”
Context: The comedian said this to his much-younger wife, Erin Fleming, before succumbing to pneumonia.Tupac’s ‘F*ck You’ to a Cop and the Best Last Words|Marlow Stern|May 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Mr Maxwell had seen Mr Fleming stepping up the brae, and he knew well that no words of his could comfort him.
He had few words to say to Mrs Fleming, for she seemed inclined to slumber through the afternoon.
Look here, Mr. Fleming, if you stoop down just here, you will be able to see the little animal.
Professor Theobald had fallen behind with Joseph Fleming, who had turned up among the crowd.
Mr Fleming rose, and stood face to face with his enemy; but when he spoke it was to Mr Maxwell that he turned.
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Many famous scientific discoveries come about by accident, and such was the case with penicillin. The first and still best-known antibiotic, penicillin is a natural substance excreted by a type of mold of the genus Penicillium. It so happened that a Scottish bacteriologist, Alexander Fleming, was doing research on staphylococcal bacteria in the late 1920s and noticed that one culture had become contaminated with some mold. What was curious was that there was a circular area around the mold that was free of bacterial growth. After some investigation, Fleming discerned that the mold was excreting a substance deadly to the bacteria, and he named it penicillin in the mold's honor. Fleming had already discovered another natural antibacterial substance a few years earlier in 1921-lysozyme, an enzyme contained in tears and saliva. But the discovery of penicillin was of far greater importance, although its impact was not fully felt right away because Fleming lacked the equipment necessary to isolate the active compound and to synthesize it in quantities that could be used medicinally. This happened a dozen years later during World War II and stimulated the development of new drugs that could fight infections transmitted on the battlefield. Two other scientists, Ernst Chain and Howard Florey, were responsible for this further work, and together with Fleming the three shared the 1945 Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine.