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  1. Silicone — 2020-09-22 23:25:26
    …/5/1949" width="300" class="right" }} {{{toc}}} Professor **Frederick 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 …
  2. Plastic — 2020-08-21 09:26:58
    …ustry]]:[[1800s]] Parkes was born December 29, 1813, Birmingham, [[Warwickshire]], [[England]]. Alexander was a British chemist and inventor noted for his development of various industrial processes and materials and for having invented the first …
  3. Carbonated water — 2020-08-07 08:13:42
    … the first to artificially **carbonate water** 1767. Often called **Soda water**. == Oxygen 1774 == In 1767, English chemist Joseph Priestly (who went on to isolate oxygen) was the first to artificially carbonate water by hanging a filled vesse…
  4. Antiseptic — 2020-02-25 13:12:39
    … stains on their unwashed operating gowns as a display of their experience. Lister was aware of the work by the French chemist, Louis Pasteur, showing the existence of micro-organisms. Lister conducted his own experiments and decided to use his…
  5. Petroleum — 2020-02-14 18:46:54
    …myss Bay" }} [[CategoryIndustry]]>[[CategoryTransport]]=== James Young 1850 === {{Toc}} James Young (1811-1883) was a chemist from Glasgow, [[Scotland]]. In 1847 he noticed a natural petroleum seepage in the Riddings colliery at Alfreton, [[Derb…
  6. Electric Toaster — 2018-10-12 13:33:05
    …="Light_bulb.gif" title="Incandescent light bulb" width="200" }}<< Crompton's reputation was such that, in 1880, the chemist [[Light Bulb|Joseph Swan]] sought his opinion when he first developed incandescent lamps for indoor use. Crompton immed…
  7. Heroin — 2018-06-27 12:59:24
    … to replace, morphine. So he shelved the drug. == Bayer == These side effects did not deter Heinrich Dreser, a German chemist at Bayer Laboratories. He continued to test diacetylmorphine and Bayer marketed it as 'Heroin' an analgesic and "sedat…
  8. Worcestershire Sauce — 2018-01-13 11:02:07
    …ide of the business to concentrate on the manufacture of Worcestershire Sauce. Because Lea and Perrins were originally chemists, Worcestershire sauce was bottled in round bottles rather than square ones as other sauces at the time were, these rou…
    …nd bottles had originally been chemist’s medicine bottles! {{image url="PlaqueLeaPerrins.jpg" class="right" title="Lea and Perrins Blue Plaque" width="300"…
  9. Refrigeration — 2017-07-11 11:55:35
    …il, it absorbed the heat from the container's surroundings, causing it to cool. This was recorded in his only published chemistry-related paper, "Of the Cold produced by Evaporating Fluids, and of some other Means of producing Cold". == Frozen in…
  10. Horlicks — 2017-07-08 21:35:20
    …y were sent to a private school in Hampshire. The brothers found employment in London, where James joined a homeopathic chemist company that made dried baby food in Tichborne Street, near Piccadilly Circus, and William, followed his father to bec…
  11. Custard — 2017-07-05 10:42:29
    …gland]] in 1811. He invented **Bird's Custard Powder** in 1837. He was a food manufacturer and pharmacist. He set up a chemist's shop in Birmingham in 1837. {{Image url="PieCustard.jpg" class="left" title="Apple Pie & Custard" width="" }} ::cl:: …
  12. Electric Generator — 2017-05-25 11:18:24
    …[CategoryInventions]]>[[CategoryTechnology Technology]] ==== Michael Faraday 1831 ==== {{{toc}}} British physicist and chemist, best known for his discoveries of electromagnetic induction and of the laws of electrolysis and his **invention of the…
    … with the idea of force, he was able to make important discoveries in electricity later in life. He eventually became a chemist and physicist. == Electromagnetic Rotation == {{Image url="WindTurbine.gif" class="right" title="Wind Turbine " width…
    …="" }} In 1821, Danish physicist and chemist Hans Christian Ørsted observed the phenomenon of electromagnetism when an electrical wire was placed near a compass. M…
  13. Aluminium — 2017-05-24 10:43:16
    …minium does not occur naturally in its purest form so it was not discovered until the 19th century with developments in chemistry and the advent of electricity. Aluminium was one of the newest metals to be discovered by humans. == Extracting fro…
    …m the Ore == Alum salts have been used for centuries. In 1808 Humphry Davy, an English chemist, discovered that aluminium could be isolated by electrolytic reduction from alumina (aluminium oxide). The name **Alumi…
  14. Match — 2017-05-18 18:53:27
    …CategoryDomestic]],[[CategoryScience]]=== John Walker 1826 === The **friction match** was invented in 1826 by English chemist John Walker from Stockton-on-Tees [[Durham]], [[England]]. == The Friction Match == {{Image url="matchstrike.jpg" cla…
  15. Lever Brothers — 2017-02-07 11:33:36
    …others were born in Bolton [[England]]. William & James worked in their fathers small grocery business. A local Bolton chemist, **William Hough Watson**, had invented a new process to make soap, using glycerin and vegetable oils or palm oil, rath…
  16. Baking Powder — 2016-05-17 17:19:17
    …field, [[Gloucestershire]], [[England]] in 1811. He invented **Baking Powder** in 1843. He was pharmacist and set up a chemist's shop in Birmingham 1837. {{Image url="AlfredBirdBakingPowder.jpg" class="left" title="Alfred Bird Baking Powder" widt…

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