Russians first developed a multistep crude oil refining process

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Plum Cultivation used in Medicinal Preparations

Several places have been cultivating plumes about 2000 years ago, places like the Andean Highlands (now Peru) and Caucasus area between the Black and Caspian seas, just to name two. Continue reading

The First Artificial Insemination Centre for Horses

Ilya Ivanovich Ivanov would collect semen from a stallion (male horse) when it mounted a fake mare (fake female horse). One a sample was collected, it would be diluted and stored. When needed the diluted sample would be inserted in to the genital track of a real mare.

Date: 1901
Name(s): Ilya Ivanovich Ivanov
Occupation: Biologist
Location: Russia


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Grape Cultivation circa 4000 BCE

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