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  1. DNA Forensics — 2020-09-17 09:08:42
    …rinting. What is so beneficial for crime investigation is that DNA for profiling can be extracted from almost any human cell, including blood, semen, skin, saliva, mucus, perspiration, roots of hair, and even old and dried out samples. ::c:: =…
  2. Plastic — 2020-08-21 09:26:58
    …vented the first plastic that Parkes patented in **1856** ||{{{toc}}}||{{amazon type="book" items="0887307329" }}|| == Celluloid called Parkesine == His interest in the newly formed [[rubber]] industry led to the invention of a new material wh…
    …ich he called '''Parkesine'''. Parkesine was based on cellulose nitrate and was the first plastic. Parkes observed that the solid residue left after the evaporation of the solven…
    …right" width="200" }} Today plastic is everywhere we look. Every house is full of items made from some form of plastic. Celluloid film was the basis of the movie industry. Some of the thousands of items made from plastic: Toothbrushes, buckets…
  3. Eraser — 2020-08-18 10:06:20
    …. The invention was described by [[Carbonated_water| Joseph Priestley]] on April 15, 1770: "I have seen a substance excellently adapted to the purpose of wiping from paper the mark of black-lead-pencil. ... It is sold by Mr. Nairne, Mathemati…
  4. Stem Cells — 2020-08-17 17:30:21
    …-Kaufman.^^ /* http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/564324_3 */ == Seeking the Pluripotent Cells == Kaufman left but Evans carried this work forward and isolated the embryonic stem cell of the early mouse embryo a…
    …nd established it in a cell culture. He genetically modified and implanted it into adult female mice with the intent of creating genetically modifi…
    …or which he was awarded the **Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine** in recognition of his work in **2007**. == Stem Cells == {{Image url="StemCells.png" class="left" title="Diagram showing how stem cells are used." width="550" }} Our body i…
    …s made up of cells that have many different functions. Before a cell becomes an adult cell they begin as an embryonic cell. Embryo cells can reproduce themselves or become adult cells. ::c:: ~&In December 1981 Gail Martin called the cells e…
  5. Cloning — 2020-08-06 15:26:49
    … === ~-[[Medical]]::[[CategoryScience]]::[[1900s]] Dolly was the first mammal to be successfully cloned from an adult cell. Dolly was formed by taking a cell from the udder of her biological mother. She was cloned by Ian Wilmut and Keith Camp…
    …itle="Baaaah" caption="Dolly first cloned mammal" width="" }} == Patience == The sheep was created by taking an embryo cell and inserting it into a sheep ovum. After 433 failed attempts an embryo was successful. The embryo was then placed insi…
    …d]]. Dolly was born 5th July 1996. On the choice the sheep's name Wilmut said ^^"Dolly is derived from a mammary gland cell and we couldn't think of a more impressive pair of glands than Dolly Parton's".^^…
  6. Pencil — 2020-06-28 11:25:50
    …king their sheep. They called it //plaumbago// (lead ore). == Eureka == Soon it was discovered this graphite made an excellent replacement for lead that was used for writing. A cottage industry grew up sawing and shaping the graphite into rods…
  7. Electric Motor — 2018-10-10 01:15:13
    …ondon, where he first demonstrated the DC electric motor incorporating a commutator. == Improved Battery == The Volta cell had certain inherent weaknesses - any impurity in the zinc plates used caused erosion of the electrode. Sturgeon develo…
    …ped a long lasting battery that consisted of a single cell cylinder of cast iron into which a cylinder of amalgamated rolled zinc was placed. Discs 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 batter…
  8. James Bond — 2018-10-10 01:11:15
    …anage in the Isle of Purbeck. Along with his brothers, Ian Fleming attended Eton. He was not an industrious pupil but excelled at athletics. {{Image url="007.jpg" class="left" title="Movie logo" width="150" }} After leaving Eton, Ian Fleming s…
  9. Worcestershire Sauce — 2018-01-13 11:02:07
    …hefs the resulting concoction was not very appetizing. Disappointed with their efforts, they banished their brew to the cellar. There, the sauce lay forgotten until the pair stumbled upon it two years later. Before they discarded their conc…
  10. Television — 2017-05-29 13:40:11
    …alftones by reflected light. Baird achieved this, where other inventors had failed, by obtaining a better photoelectric cell and improving the signal conditioning from the photocell and the video amplifier. February 1924 demonstrated to the Ra…
  11. Cat Eyes — 2017-05-17 09:02:28
    …was void of carpets, curtains and other comforts, but a pair of Rolls-Royces would be parked outside and he stocked the cellar with crates of Worthington’s White Shield, his ''**'favourite beer**'''.…
  12. Sport — 2016-06-23 13:22:23
    …h netting, and miniature paddles. James Gibb, an Englishman who visited the United States in 1900, brought some hollow celluloid balls home and began playing indoor tennis with friends, using the new balls. Gibb apparently came up with the nam…
  13. Celluloid — 2016-06-23 12:42:25
    Celluloid :: [[CategoryScience]] == Celluloid == === Alexander Parkes 1856 === {{redirect page="Plastic"}}…

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