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Invented the first human-powered
flying machine in history.
Received a patent for a method for
making waterproof garments by using rubber dissolved in coal-tar naphtha
for cementing two pieces of cloth together. The mackintosh raincoat was
named after Charles Macintosh.
Canadian, Cluny MacPherson invented
the Macpherson gas mask and started the first St. John's Ambulance Brigade.
Honored with the Lemelson-MIT Award
for his robotics invention.
Received a patent for the Ruby Laser
In 1895, Marconi invented equipment
that transmitted electrical signals through the air (part of telegraphy
and radio transmission).
Developed the first quartz clock.
Invented a clothespin fishing lure,
the first disposable contoured diapers, the squeezable ketchup bottle,
the granola bar, a heated pizza box, plastic microwave cookingware, and
a dental floss dispenser.
Invented the haptic computer interface,
a computer interface system that enhances virtual reality.
The first women ever recorded in
history for inventing. However, women have been inventing since the dawn
of time without the deserved recognition.
Developed an automatic method for
lasting shoes and made the mass-production of affordable shoes possible.
Co-invented the ENIAC computer.
Invented fiber-optic communication
innovations and co-invented fiber-optic wire.
Received a patent for the first
computer microprocessor. The history of the microprocessor.
Inventor of the Maxim Machine Gun.
One of the world's greatest physicists.
A Chicago industrialist who invented
the first commercially successful reaper, a horse-drawn machine that harvested
McCoy is best known for inventing
the automatic oil cup. During his life, he invented and sold 57 different
kinds of devices and machine parts including an ironing board and a lawn
Invented "Robot Ants" robots.
Co-invented the modern hula hoop.
The Mercator map projection was
invented by Gerardus Mercator as a navigation tool.
Invented the linotype-composing
machine in 1886.
Invented VELCRO and Mother Nature
could not have made it better herself.
Introduced the world to network
computing with the ethernet.
Invented an improved elevator.
The "Thomas Edison" of roller coasters.
Co-invented a vaccine against viral
hepatitis and developed a test that identified hepatitis B in blood samples.
Co-invented improvements in computer
architecture that allows IBM compatible PCs to share the same peripheral
Invented the Snugli baby carrier.
The Intel co-founder and chairman
emeritus discusses the birth of the microprocessor, giving the history
a very personal flavor.
Invented a gas mask and received
a patent for a traffic light.
Invented volleyball in 1895, at
a YMCA in Holyoke, MA.
device that relieves the irritation caused by wearing a cast - the cast
Morrison - Walter Frederick Morrison
A plastic version of the Frisbie.
Built a electric-powered six-passenger wagon in 1891.
Invented telegraph wires and Morse
code, an electronic alphabet patented in 1840. The first telegraph read,
"What hath God wrought!".
Moyer's patents were for the industrial
production of penicillin.
Invented the first practical phototypesetting
In 1986, Alex Müller and Johannes
Georg Bednorz invented the first high-temperature superconductor.
Invented PCR, the process for amplifying
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