First Artificial Heart Transplant

American surgeon Dr. Denton A. Cooley implanted the world's first entirely artificial heart into Haskell Karp, age 47, from Skokie, IL Continue reading

Alexander Bain

Alexander Bain (11 June 1818 – 18 September 1903) was a Scottish philosopher and educationalist in the British school of empiricism and a prominent and innovative figure in the fields of psychology, linguistics, logic, moral philosophy and education reform. Continue reading

Coronary Bypass Operation Streamed Online

Dr. Denton A. Cooley performed the first internet streamed open heart coronary bypass surgery on August 19, 1998 at a hospital in Houston, TX, USA. Continue reading

Mind and Body: The Theories of Their Relation

Scottish philosopher Alexander Bain, father of psychology published Mind and Body: The Theories of Their Relation in 1873 described Continue reading

Herophilus

Herophilos (/hɪˈrɒfɪləs/; Greek: Ἡρόφιλος; 335–280 BC), sometimes Latinised Herophilus, was a Greek physician deemed to be among the earliest anatomists. Continue reading

Herophilus Times First Human Pulse

Greek physician Herophilus, founder of anatomy science timed the pulse using a water clock Continue reading

Herophilus was the founder of human anatomy

Herophilus was the founder of human anatomy as the first person to dissect human cadavers in Continue reading

First Commercially Sold Barbiturate

The first commercially sold barbiturate for medicinal purposes was the sedative, Veronal sold in the USA in 1903. Continue reading

Extraordinary Facts Relating to the Vision of Colours

English chemist John Dalton published his findings on color blindness in Extraordinary Facts Relating to the Vision of Colours, in 1794. Continue reading

King James IV of Scotland Practiced Dentistry

King James IV of Scotland, practiced dentistry learning how to extract and cauterize teeth from a barber in 1503, Continue reading