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  1. Antibiotics — 2018-08-25 00:36:50
    …me plate or petri dish. Fleming said: "When I woke up just after dawn on September 28, 1928, I certainly didn't plan to revolutionise all medicine by discovering the **world's first antibiotic**, or bacteria killer," Fleming would later say, "But I s…
  2. Public Park — 2018-08-24 15:01:46
    … his lily house at Chatsworth. It was cheap, simple to erect and remove and could be ready quickly. Its novelty was its revolutionary modular, prefabricated design and use of glass. It took 2,000 men eight months to build the 'Crystal Palace', which …
  3. Underwater Tunnel — 2018-07-23 22:04:41
    …t had failed led engineers to consider it impractical. But this did not deter Brunel. In January 1818 Brunel patented a revolutionary **tunnelling shield** a major leap in tunnelling technology. This protected workers and improved safety of the tun…
  4. Jet Engine — 2018-05-28 18:47:28
    …re' it includes a pub called the **Whittle**. == Shrinking the World == ~& The jet engine remains the single greatest revolution in aviation since the Wright brothers flight in 1903. Imagine a world now without this invention. The jet engine made…
  5. Computer — 2017-07-10 17:37:14
    …, better, machine - Difference Engine 2. He also worked on another 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" t…
  6. Vaccination — 2017-07-09 10:30:27
    …x. He submitted a paper to the **Royal Society** in 1797 describing his experiment but was told that his ideas were too revolutionary and that he needed more proof. Undaunted, Jenner experimented on several other children, including his own 11-month-…
  7. YMCA — 2017-06-21 14:24:38
    …nt in a draper's shop. Many people lived in unhealthy social conditions in the big cities at the end of the Industrial Revolution (roughly 1750 to 1850). Growth of the railroads and centralization of commerce and industry brought many rural young me…
  8. Electric Car — 2017-06-19 23:50:19
    …had hydraulic brakes on all four wheels, as well as four-wheel steering. These features are even now being described as revolutionary. In 1888 Elwell-Parker Ltd. agreed to consolidated with other companies to form the Electric Construction Corporati…
  9. Steam Engine — 2017-05-23 20:30:35
    …rotary movement, soon paper, flour, cotton and iron mills are all powered by Watt’s engines, driving the **Industrial Revolution**. The term '**watt**' in electricity is named after James Watt to describe the power produced. And he coined the term…
  10. Speedfit — 2017-05-11 00:37:50
    …nnect/disconnect fittings are used for oil and water even at mains pressure and high temperatures. These fittings have revolutionized tube connection especially for domestic plumbing. Now any novice with DIY experience can make 100% water-tight conn…
  11. Industrial Revolution — 2016-06-23 12:25:37
    …ed of the '''Great Western Railway''', a series of famous steamships, and numerous important bridges and tunnels, hence revolutionising public transport and modern day engineering. During his short career, Brunel achieved many engineering "firsts", …

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