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  1. Stainless Steel — 2022-07-02 08:52:44
    … Brearley created a steel with 12.8% chromium and 0.24% carbon. Every piece of steel he made he bombarded with various acids and stresses. Many failed the tests but the steel made on that day remained rust free. == More than Guns == Harry s…
  2. DNA — 2021-08-14 21:04:12
    …DNA :: == DNA - Deoxyribonucleic Acid == ~-[[CategoryScience]]::[[Medical]]:[[1900s]] >>{{image url="Dna.jpg" width="300" title="DNA discovery visualization…
  3. Antiseptic — 2021-08-12 20:38:14
    …n Listeria monocytogenes, as well as the slime mould genus Listerella, {{tag ids="Antiseptic Surgery Bacteria Disease Acid"}}…
  4. Baking Powder — 2021-08-12 20:27:52
    …idth="220" }} == Explained == Baking powder is a dry chemical leavening agent, a mixture of a weak alkali and a weak acid, and is used for increasing the volume and lightening the texture of baked goods. Baking powder works by releasing carb…
    …on dioxide gas into a batter or dough through an acid-base reaction, causing bubbles in the wet mixture to expand and thus leavening the mixture. It is used instead of yeast…
  5. Electric Motor — 2021-08-09 22:25:17
    …located between the cast iron cell and the cylinder of zinc prevented contact by the different metals. Dilute sulphuric acid was used to charge the battery. == Galvanometer == He also invented the first suspended coil galvanometer, a device f…
  6. Carbonated water — 2021-08-09 21:20:42
    …mpregnating Water with Fixed Air**. The paper described a means of chemical carbonation by dripping vitriol (sulphuric acid) into powdered chalk (calcium carbonate) producing **CO2 gas**. This gas was then infused into agitated water, inducin…
    …pe was able to simplify carbonation through the application of two common compounds – sodium bicarbonate and tartaric acid. == Back to Blighty == After his initial success in Switzerland, Schweppe moved his company to [[England]] in **1792*…
  7. Salicylic acid — 2021-08-08 18:32:13
    …orks as a pain reliever because it blocks an enzyme that's required for the process of inflammatory response. Salicylic acid was discovered by the Greek physician Hippocrates in the 5th century BC. Although this was known as a folk remedy Stone…
  8. DNA Forensics — 2021-01-22 08:47:52
    …gh his investigations Jeffreys discovered a method of showing variations between individuals' **DNA** (deoxyribonucleic acid), inventing and developing genetic finger printing. What is so beneficial for crime investigation is that DNA for profi…
  9. Sport — 2020-11-30 00:32:47
    …as added to the Winter Olympics as a four-man event at the Winter Olympics in Chamonix 1924 and two-man later at Lake Placid in 1932. == Curling 1541 == {{Image url="Curling.jpg" class="right" width="120"}} The game of curling was invented in…
  10. Milk of Magnesia — 2020-08-09 19:55:03
    …rray born in [[Ireland]] created his //Fluid Magnesia// that came to be known as **Milk of Magnesia**. {{Toc}} The antacid effect of Magnesium had been known for some time but making a palatable oral liquid had proved difficult. {{Image url="…
    … width="" }} == Production == Murray patented a production process for ‘fluid magnesia’ as a mild laxative and antacid, setting up a factory in Belfast to produce the medicine commercially. By-products of the process included sodium, pota…
    …ssium bicarbonates and silicates, which when treated with sulphuric acid could be used as an artificial fertiliser. {{Image url="JamesMurrayPlaque.jpg" class="right" title="James Murray Plaque…
  11. Aspirin — 2017-07-11 11:56:22
    …Aspirin :: {{redirect page="Salicylic acid"}} [[Medical]]…

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