Invented the first human-powered flying machine in history.
Received a patent for a method for making waterproof garments by using rubber dissolved in coal-tar naphtha for cementing two pieces of cloth together. The mackintosh raincoat was named after Charles Macintosh.
Canadian, Cluny MacPherson invented the Macpherson gas mask and started the first St. John's Ambulance Brigade.
Honored with the Lemelson-MIT Award for his robotics invention.
Received a patent for the Ruby Laser System.
In 1895, Marconi invented equipment that transmitted electrical signals through the air (part of telegraphy and radio transmission).
Developed the first quartz clock.
Forrest Mars invented the recipe for M&Ms chocolateb during the Spanish Civil War.
Invented a clothespin fishing lure, the first disposable contoured diapers, the squeezable ketchup bottle, the granola bar, a heated pizza box, plastic microwave cookingware, and a dental floss dispenser.
Invented the haptic computer interface, a computer interface system that enhances virtual reality.
The first women ever recorded in history for inventing. However, women have been inventing since the dawn of time without the deserved recognition.
John Mathews has been called the Father of the American Soda Water industry.
Developed an automatic method for lasting shoes and made the mass-production of affordable shoes possible.
Co-invented the ENIAC computer.
Invented fiber-optic communication innovations and co-invented fiber-optic wire.
Inventor of the Maxim Machine Gun.
One of the world's greatest physicists.
Received a patent for a computer microprocessor
A Chicago industrialist who invented the first commercially successful reaper, a horse-drawn machine that harvested wheat.
McCoy is best known for inventing the automatic oil cup. During his life, he invented and sold 57 different kinds of devices and machine parts including an ironing board and a lawn sprinkler. See Also - Elijah McCoy - Patents
Invented "Robot Ants" robots.
Co-invented the modern hula hoop.
The Mercator map projection was invented by Gerardus Mercator as a navigation tool.
Invented the linotype-composing machine in 1886.
Invented VELCRO and Mother Nature could not have made it better herself.
Introduced the world to network computing with the ethernet.
Profile of American computing giant, Microsoft.
Invented an improved elevator.
The "Thomas Edison" of roller coasters.
Co-invented a vaccine against viral hepatitis and developed a test that identified hepatitis B in blood samples.
Co-invented improvements in computer architecture that allows IBM compatible PCs to share the same peripheral devices.
Invented the Snugli baby carrier.
The co-founder of the Intel Corporation and the author of Moore's Law.
Invented a gas mask and received a patent for a traffic light.
Invented volleyball in 1895, at a YMCA in Holyoke, MA.
Invented a device that relieves the irritation caused by wearing a cast - the cast cooler.
A plastic version of the Frisbie.
Built a electric-powered six-passenger wagon in 1891.
Invented telegraph wires and Morse code, an electronic alphabet patented in 1840. The first telegraph read, "What hath God wrought!". See Also - Timeline
Moyer's patents were for the industrial production of penicillin.
Invented the first practical phototypesetting machine.
In 1986, Alex Müller and Johannes Georg Bednorz invented the first high-temperature superconductor.
Invented PCR, the process for amplifying nucleic acids.
Eadweard Muybridge conducted motion-sequence still photographic experiments and is often called the Father of the motion picture.
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