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Nail Polish
The history of nail polish.

Native American Inventors/Inventions
Native American inventions and achievements in science - native technology both ancient, modern and revived.

Nautical-Related Innovations
The history of buoys and tenders, fog horns, fishing industry innovations, sailing ships and more.

The history of neckties - the honor of father of modern necktie construction goes to the American tie manufacturer Jesse Langsdorf, who in 1920 patented the all-weather, wrinkle-free tie.

Los Vegas should build a shrine to these early inventors.

Neutronic Reactor
Enrico Fermi invented the neutronic reactor.

Interesting history even if you have never touched a joystick.

Nipkow Disk
In 1884, Paul Nipkow invented a rotating-disk technology to transmit pictures over wire called the Nipkow Disk. This was the very first electromechanical television scanning system. Nipkow's system was abandoned early in the history of the television for the electronic systems developed by later inventors.

Nuclear Innovations
Inventors and innovations surrounding nuclear physics.

A brilliant and tragic mind, Carothers was the brains behind Dupont and the birth of synthetic fibers.

Rachel Brown and Elizabeth Hazen co-invented the world's first useful antifungal antibiotic called Nystatin.

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