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Jacob Rabinow
Jacob Rabinow received a patent for a automated scanning and sorting machines.

Cordell Reed
Improved nuclear electric power.

Dr Wilhelm Reich
Built the dangerous orgone accumulator.

Jesse W Reno
In 1891, Jesse Reno created a new novelty ride at Coney Island. This lead to the invention of the escalator.

Ronald J Riley
Invented automated electrified monorail systems.

Norbert Rillieux
Invented the sugar processing evaporator. The history of sugar.

Dr. Robert Rines
The history of high definition radar and the sonogram. Rines is a patent attorney, a founder of the Franklin Pierce Law Center and a chaser of Loch Ness monster.

James Ritty
Invented what was nicknamed the Incorruptible Cashier - or the first working mechanical cash register.

Louis Roberts
His research interests focused on microwave and optical techniques and components, plasma research, solid state component and circuit development.

Heinrich Rohrer
Received a patent for the scanning tunneling microscope. The history of microscopes.

Edward J Rosinski
Edward Rosinski co-invented the first zeolite catalyst, making the production of gasoline possible.

Erik Rotheim - Eric Rotheim
Erik Rotheim (also spelled Eric Rotheim) of Norway patented the first aerosol can and valve that could hold and dispense products and propellant systems.

Betty Rozier and Lisa Vallino
This mother and daughter team invented the intravenous catheter shield.

Benjamin A Rubin
Benjamin Rubin invented the vaccination needle.

Enro Rubik
Enro Rubik invented the most popular puzzle in history, Rubik's Cube.

Count Rumford
Count Rumford (aka Benjamin Thompson) invented the Rumford fireplace in 1796.

James T Russell
James Russell invented the compact disc.

Edwin Ruud
Edwin Ruud  received a patent for the automatic storage water heater in 1889.

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