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The accident that changed the world - Allison Ramsey and Mary Staicu

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In 1928, scientist Alexander Fleming returned to his lab and found something unexpected: a colony of mold growing on a Petri dish he’d forgotten to place in his incubator. And around this colony of mold was a zone completely and surprisingly clear of bacteria. What was this mysterious phenomenon? Allison Ramsey and Mary Staicu detail the discovery of penicillin and how it transformed medicine.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Allison Ramsey, Mary Staciu
  • Director WOW-HOW Studio
  • Narrator Susan Zimmerman
  • Storyboard Artist Andrii Dudko, Anastasiia Novikova, Konstantin Bunovsky
  • Animator Andrii Dudko, Anastasiia Novikova, Konstantin Bunovsky
  • Producer Daria Kachan , Tatiana Koroleva, Bethany Cutmore-Scott
  • Art Director Marianna Murashko
  • Illustrator Andrii Dudko, Anastasiia Novikova, Konstantin Bunovsky
  • Director of Production Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Producer Alex Rosenthal
  • Script Editor Eleanor Nelsen
  • Fact-Checker Liz McGlone

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