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Dentistry Innovations
The history of false teeth, dentistry, the toothbrush, toothpaste, dental floss and more.

The history of deodorants.

Depth Charge
The depth charge or bomb is a weapon used by ships or aircraft to attack submerged submarines. The first depth charges were developed by the British in World War I for use against German submarines.

In the synthetic detergent industry is not easy to pinpoint exactly when the first synthetic detergents were invented.

Dewar Flask
Sir James Dewar invented the Dewar flask, the first thermos.

Diabetes Testing Kits
Helen Free received a patent for a home diabetes test. The history of insulin.

Dialysis Machine
Willem Kolff invented the artificial kidney dialysis machine. The history of kidney innovations.

Diapers (Disposable)
The convenient disposable diaper was invented by New Yorker Marion Donovan in 1950.

Rudolf Diesel was the inventor of the diesel-fueled internal combustion engine.

Digital Camera
The history of the digital camera.

The history of airships, balloons, blimps, dirigibles and zeppelins.

Josephine Cochran invented the dishwasher in 1886.

Disposable Cell Phone
Randice-Lisa Altschul invented the world's first disposable cell phone.

Diving Equipment
In the 16th century, barrels were used as primitive diving bells, and for the first time divers could travel underwater with more than one breath of air, but not much more than one.

The history of the pastry with the hole in the middle.

Drinking Straws
In 1888, Marvin Stone patented the spiral winding process to manufacture the first paper drinking straws.

Richard Hollingshead patented and opened the first drive-in theater.

Dr Pepper
In 1885, Charles Aderton invented the Dr Pepper soft drink. The history of soft drinks.

Dry Ice
Dry ice was discovered not invented - the name was trademarked by the first company to sell dry ice.

Duramold is a process that involves laminating and molding thin sheets of veneer together. Howard Hughes' airplane called the Spruce Goose was made of Duramold.

Matshusita was the company mainly responsible for the development of DVD. The hsitory of DVD.

Alfred Nobel invented dynamite.

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