Bernardo Alberto Houssay, first Latin American to receive Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

First Latin American presented the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was in 1947
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Freight Elevators of a Different Kind

When you hear the words "Freight Elevators", you may invasion the larger than normal elevators moving skids of product from one floor to the next, come to mind. Continue reading

Florist begin cultivation of Flowers

The first to be cultivated was the Tulip in 1554. as the story goes, Tulips were imported into Europe. Continue reading

Made in Canada: Thermoformed Plastic Condoms…

Thermoformed Plastic Condoms are the invention of Robert Miller and coworkers of a Canadian firm called Ortho-McNeil Inc. , a pharmaceutical and medical supply company. Continue reading

Rice now dates back to 11,500 years ago.

Up to the end of the 1900s it was widely believed that rice originated in India circa 3000 BCE. Continue reading

The Theory that Light has particles…

On December 4, 1900, Max Karl Ernst Ludwig Planck theorized that light radiates not as waves (as Isaac Newton claimed), but that light was made of particles or packets called quanta. Continue reading

Laparoscopic Surgery

in 1901, with Tubes outfitted with surgical instruments and lenses, Georg Kelling a surgeon from Dresden, Germany preformed Laparoscopic Surgery in a dogs abdomen through a small incision. Continue reading

Chinese Monk makes note of a suspension Bridge in 399 CE

A Chinese monk of the 4th Century mentioned in the account of Faxian (Fa-Hsien, Fa Hien), the note of the existence of a rope suspension bridge which crossed over the Indus River in India, and was noted to be ancient at the time the monk crossed the bridge. Continue reading

First Westbound Transatlantic Solo Nonstop flight lands in Canada

On August 18th 1932, an English Pilot by the name James A. Mollison landed at Penne field, New Brunswick, Canada Continue reading

First Nobel Prize in Physics

Nobel Prize in Physics in 1901 Continue reading