Ramsay Discovered Periodic Table Elements

William Ramsay, a Scottish physical chemist discovered an entire grouping inert or noble gases elements in the periodic table. 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

First Facsimile Machine Invented in 1800’s

Alexander Bain, Scottish psychologist invented the facsimile process in 1843 and received a patent for "improvements in producing and regulating electric currents and improvements in timepieces and in electric printing and signal telegraphs." Continue reading

William Smellie

William Smellie (5 February 1697 – 5 March 1763) was a Scottish obstetrician and medical instructor who practiced and taught primarily in London. Continue reading

Population Growth Treatise Published

Scottish cleric Robert Wallace published the treatise, Various Prospects of Mankind, Nature, and Providence in 1761, on human population growth. Continue reading

Encyclopaedia Britannica Published

The first English encyclopedia was published, Encyclopaedia Britannica aka A Dictionary of Arts and Sciences, containing short entries on a wide variety of subjects with longer essays on important topics 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

Dr. William Smellie

Physician, William Smellie taught obstetrics and midwifery in 1739 around Lanark, Scotland and lectured in London. Continue reading

Dolly Gives Birth to Bonnie The Sheep

Dolly, the first cloned sheep gave birth to a female lamb, Bonnie Continue reading

Ian Wilmut

Sir Ian Wilmut, OBE FRS FMedSci FRSE (born 7 July 1944) is an English biologist, embryologist and Chair of the Scottish Centre for Regenerative Medicine at the University of Edinburgh. Continue reading