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  1. Obstetrical Forceps — 2019-09-01 13:59:25
    … working in London, he became the Royal obstetrician-surgeon during the reign of King Charles I. With his brother they pioneered man-midwifery or the accoucheur. Midwifery was very much a female domain and it was frowned upon for a man to be pre…
  2. Guinness Book of World Records — 2019-07-13 10:58:45
    …the timekeeper for Roger Bannister's sub [[four-minute_mile]] in 1954, while Ross helped locate the lost grave of rugby pioneer William Webb Ellis on the French Riviera in 1958. Together they compiled what was to become the Guinness Book of Record…
  3. Vitamins — 2019-06-01 23:10:23
    …_james.jpg" class="right" title="James Lind" width="" }} **James Lind** (1716 in Edinburgh – 1794 in Gosport) was the pioneer of naval hygiene in the Royal Navy. The number of sailors that died from mal-nutrition was a serious problem. While at …
  4. Marshall Amplification — 2019-04-08 16:15:13
    …In 1985, Marshall was invited to add his hand prints to the **Rock Hall of Fame **in Hollywood alongside the instrument pioneers Leo Fender, Robert Moog, Les Paul and Bill Ludwig. He was appointed OBE for his services to music and charity in 2003.…
  5. Railway — 2019-02-19 15:36:10
    …rge Stephenson (1781-1848) == {{Image url="Stephenson.gif" class="right" title="George Stephenson" }} Stephenson was a pioneering railway engineer and inventor of the 'Rocket', the most famous early railway locomotive. George Stephenson was born…
  6. Ice Cream Cone — 2018-09-12 18:00:23
    …cream was in //Mrs Marshall's Cookery Book// printed in 1888. {{TOC}} Marshall was an English culinary entrepreneur and pioneer. She became a leading cookery writer in the Victorian period, and was dubbed the **"Queen of Ices"**. {{Image url="Mars…
  7. IVF — 2018-08-08 09:39:25
    …IVF :: |!|{float: right;}|| ||(x:2){{Image url="SteptoeEdwards.jpg" width="400" title="IVF pioneers Steptoe and Edwards" }}|| ||{{Databox who="Patrick Christopher Steptoe" birth_date="9 June 1913" birth_place="Oxford" …
    …ptoe** and **Sir Robert Geoffrey Edwards** along with their nurse-technician, **Jean Purdy** successfully carried out a pioneering conception which resulted in the birth of the **world's first baby** to be conceived by IVF (In Vitro Fertilisation …
    …010 they were awarded the Nobel prize, By this time more than **4.5 million** babies had been born as a result of their pioneering initiative. ::c:: {{Image url="IVFPlaque.jpg" class="right" title="IVF Blue Plaque" width="300" }} {{image url="IVF…
  8. Toilet — 2018-07-24 21:40:11
    …to use them. His installation went on to produce a revenue of £1000 a year. Jennings was awarded a gold medal for this pioneering and essential work, when by the 1890s he had enriched public thoroughfares all over Britain. His firm's catalogue of…
  9. Motor Racing Circuit — 2018-05-20 20:38:53
    …left" title="Brooklands" width="" }} An aerodrome was constructed within the Track in 1909 and this soon attracted many pioneer aviators who collectively helped to create the British aviation industry and was the home of [[Concorde]]. {{Image url…
  10. Digital Photography — 2018-04-22 17:12:31
    … == Recognition == {{Image url="TompsettSelfie.jpg" class="right" title="Tompsett Selfie" width="" }} In 2017 the four pioneers of digital photography were recognised with the prestigious Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering. Michael Tompsett, E…
  11. Powered Flight — 2017-11-11 21:00:20
    …Flight :: === John Stringfellow 1848 === ~- [[CategoryInventions]]>[[CategoryTransport]] {{Databox width="200" caption="Pioneer" Image="StringFellow.jpg" title="John Stringfellow" birth_date="6 December1799" Place="Sheffield" death_date="13 Dece…
    ….jpg" title="George Cayley" Born="1773" Died="1857" }} Cayley from Scarborough [[Yorkshire ]] was an early aviation pioneer who experimented with gliders. In 1799 he set in place the concept of the modern aeroplane as a fixed-wing flying machi…
  12. Antiseptic — 2017-10-22 20:52:56
    …Antiseptic :: {{Databox caption="Pioneer" Image="joseph-lister.jpg" Who="Joseph Lister" width="250" birth_date="5 April 1827" birth_place="West Ham" death_date…
    …}} Joseph Lister 5 April 1827 – 10 February 1912 West Ham, [[Essex]], [[England]]. Lister was a British surgeon who pioneered **antiseptic surgery**. Lister successfully introduced carbolic acid to sterilise surgical instruments and to clean …
  13. Silicone — 2017-10-11 16:23:17
    …Stanley Kipping** FRS (1863-1949) was an English chemist who was born near Manchester, [[Lancashire]], [[England]]. he pioneered the study of the organic compounds of silicon and invented the term silicone. <<{{amazon type="book" items="B00B65Q1H…
  14. Computer — 2017-07-10 17:37:14
    …nother invention, the more complex **Analytical Engine**, a revolutionary device on which made him the first **computer pioneer**. {{Image url="Babbage_Difference_Engine.jpg" class="left" title="Babbage Difference Engine" width="400" }} It was i…
  15. Vaccination — 2017-07-09 10:30:27
    …Vaccination :: [[CategoryInventions]]> [[Medical]]=== Edward Jenner 1796 === {{Databox caption="Pioneer" Image="EdwardJenner.jpg" width="350" title="Edward Jenner" birth_date="17 May 1749" birth_place="Berkeley" death_date…
    …="26 January 1823" death_place="Berkeley" }} Jenner was an **English doctor**, the pioneer of smallpox vaccination and the **father of immunology**. {{{toc}}} **Edward Jenner** was born in **Berkeley**, [[Glou…
  16. Adjustable Spanner — 2017-07-06 13:01:47
    …[Gloucestershire]] Iron Works with George Lister, also from Yorkshire. Clyburn's spanner design with open end jaws was pioneering.{{Image url="ClyburnSpannerNo3.jpg" class="right" title="Clyburn Spanner head" width="200" }} It also featured //rac…
  17. LCD — 2017-07-05 11:03:57
    …sed to make a crude optoelectronic display but the DSM design worked poorly and proved to be too power hungry. /* RCA pioneered LCD but the displays were not usable. cyanobiphenyl is the key in modern LCD */ Concurrently, in 1971, researchers i…
  18. Modern Farming — 2017-07-03 12:19:17
    …1741" death_place="" }} === Jethro Tull 1701 === ~-[[CategoryInventions]]>[[CategoryIndustry]] Jethro Tull was a major pioneer in the modernization of agriculture. Jethro (1674 - 1741) was born in Basildon [[Berkshire]] , [[England]] in early 16…
  19. Steel — 2017-06-28 14:56:51
    …normous impact on an expanding society and shrinking the nation. The availability of cheap, durable steel rails allowed pioneers to build over 30,000 miles of railroad and colonise the western part of the country. Sheet steel could now be used in…
  20. Electric Car — 2017-06-19 23:50:19
    … production Electric car was made by Thomas Parker in 1884. {{toc}} == Inventive genius == Parker was a very inventive pioneer in the electrical field. He was responsible for electrifying the London Underground and Blackpool electric Tram. {{Imag…
  21. Aluminium — 2017-05-24 10:43:16
    … **Aluminium** was given by Davy who was born in Penzance, [[Cornwall]] [[England]] on 17th December 1778. Davy was a pioneer in the field of electrolysis using the voltaic pile to split common compounds. Using this technique he isolated **sod…
  22. Steam Engine — 2017-05-23 20:30:35
    … Image="Watt.jpg" class="right" width="" Who="James Watt" birth_date="19 January 1736" death_date="19 August 1819" Pioneer="Steam Engines" }}>> James Watt (1736 – 1819) was born on 19th of January, 1736 in Greenock, [[Scotland]], a seaport …
  23. Made Up By Date — 2016-06-21 15:21:37
    …Made Up By Date :: == Inventions & Pioneers by Date == {{chronological}} …

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