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Invention -  Inventor -  Date


DNA (structure discovered) -  Frances Crick, James Watson, Maurice Wilkins, and Rosalind Franklin -1953


Electrocardiograph - Willem Einthoven-1903 


Gas mask - Garrett Augustus Morgan - 1912 


Genetics -Johann Gregor Mendel -  1865 


Heart transplant - Christiaan Barnard - 1967


Hypodermic syringe - Charles Gabriel Pravaz and Alexander Wood -1853 


Insulin (discovery) - Frederick Banting and Charles Best - 1921 


Iron Lung - Philip Drinker - 1929

Invention -  Inventor -  Date


Microscope - Hans Jansen, his son Zacharias Jansen, and Hans Lippershey - 1590 


Morphine - Friedrich Wilhelm Adam Serturner 1803 


Ophthalmoscope - Charles Babbage HermannLudwig von Helmholtz - (1847 - 1851) 


Pacemaker (human) -Wilson Greatbatch - 1960 (first use)


Pasteurisation -  Louis Pasteur  - 1864 


Pathology -  Giovanni Battista Morgagni  -  1761 


Penicillin -  Alexander Fleming  - 1928


Plastic surgery- Archibald Hector McIndoe - 1940s


Adhesive plaster (covered bandages) - Paul Beiersdorf - 1882


Anesthetic - William Morton -1846


Anthrax vaccine - Louis Pasteur -1881


Antiseptic - Joseph Lister - 1865


Artificial heart - Denton Cooley -1969


Artificial hip - John Charnley - 1972 (perfected)


Artificial skin - Dr. John F. Burke and Ioannis Yannas - 1979

Invention -  Inventor -  Date


Bacteria (discovered) - Anton van Leeuwenhoek - 1674


Birth control pill - Gregory Pincus, John Rock, and Min-Chueh Chang - 1960 (approved by FDA)


Blood circulation (discovered) - William Harvey - 1628 (published)


Blood transfusion (modern) - Dr. Thomas Blundell - 1818


Cholera vaccine - Louis Pasteur - 1880


Contact lenses (glass) - Adolf Fick - 1887


Corneal transplants - Eduard Zirm - 1905


Cough drops - James Smith and Sons -1847


Dental drill (motor-driven) - George Fellows Harrington -1864


Disposable syringe - Colin Murdoch -1956


Electric Lamp, 1879. Inventor : Thomas Alva Edison (U.S.) (1847-1931). First practical demonstration at Menlo Park, New Jersey.


Electric Motor (D.C.), 1873. Inventor : Zenobe Gramme (Belgium) (1826-1901). Exhibited in Vienna.


Electric Motor (A.C.), 1888. Inventor: Nikola Tesla (U.S.) (1856-1943).


Electromagnet, 1824. Inventor: William Sturgeon (England) (b. 1783); improved by Joseph Henry (U.S.) 1831.


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