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Lisa M Vallino
The mother and daughter team that invented the intravenous catheter shield.

Tuan Vo-Dinh
Invented optical diagnostic equipment. Vo-Dinh's patents were for a badge worn on a worker's shirt that recorded exposure to toxic chemicals and for a optical scanner that would read that badge.

Alessandro Volta
Invented the voltaic pile, a forerunner to the electric battery. The history of batteries.

Ernest H Volwiler
Ernest Volwiler co-invented the general anesthetic, Pentothal.

Otto von Guericke
The inventor of the nothing we call a vacuum.

Georg Von Hevesy
Conceived the idea of using radioactive tracers

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