Invention of DNA Chain Polymerization

American researcher Kary B. Mullis, a staff chemist for the Cetus Corporation in Emeryville, CA, USA invented DNA chain polymerization in 1983. Continue reading

Japan Clones Cows

Researcher Yukio Tsunoda of Kinki University in Nara, Japan cloned cow cells on December 8, 1998. Continue reading

First International Botanical Congress Held

International Botanical Congress took place in 1867 in Paris, France was organized by Swiss botanist, Alphonse-Louis-Pierre-Pyrame de Candolle. Continue reading

Jane Goodall Begins Studying Chimpanzees

Jane van Lawick Goodall began conducting Scientific observations of primate behaviour at the Gombe Stream National Park in Tanzania, Africa in 1960. Continue reading

Hydra Display Regenerative Powers

Swiss naturalist Abraham Trembley proved organism regeneration by observing freshwater hydra, Chlorohydra viridissima, in the 18th century. Continue reading

Very Large Array In New Mexico

The Very Large Array radio interferometer located near Socorro, NM, USA, Continue reading

Grand Opening of The Adler Planetarium

Adler Planetarium and Astronomical Museum was the first to open in North America located in Chicago, IL, USA by American businessman, Max Adler. Continue reading

Ptolemy Wrote Astronomy Treatise Almagest

Ptolemy an Alexandrian astronomer and mathematician wrote an astronomy treatise, Almagest in 140 CE Continue reading

Nathan Smith Published Dinosaur Fossil Remains

Nathan Smith described primitive prosauropod Anchisaurus fossils unearthed by a Connecticut farmer, Solomon Ellsworth, Jr .in 1818, Continue reading

Offa – King of Mercia

Offa was King of Mercia, a kingdom of Anglo-Saxon England, from 757 until his death in July 796. Continue reading