Peter Safer invented cardiopulmonary resuscitation aka CPR.
Ralph Samuelson, an eighteen-year-old from Minnesota, proposed the idea that if you could ski on snow, then you could ski on water. He invented waterskiing in 1922.
Santorio invented several instruments: a wind gauge, a water current meter, the "pulsilogium" and a thermoscope (precursor to the thermometer).
Lewis Sarett received a patent for a synthetic version of the hormone cortisone.
Viktor Schauberger is the father of cold fusion energy, derived naturally and non-invasively from the simple use of air and water, and the creator of the first ever, non-energy consuming 'flying disc'.
Arthur Schawlow received a patent for the maser laser.
Peter Schultz created fiber-optic communications inventions and co-invented fiber-optic wire.
The history of the escalator.
Robert Seiwald received a patent for the first antibody labeling agent.
Influenced the birth of antiseptics.
Waldo Semon invented a way to make polyvinyl chloride (PVC) useful.
John Sheehan received a patent for synthesis of natural penicillin.
Sherman received a patent for Scotchgard.
William Shockley received a patent for the transistor
Invented the first practical modern typewriter.
Shrapnel is a type of antipersonnel projectile named after its famous inventor, Henry Shrapnel.
Canadian famous inventor, Arthur Sicard invented the snowblower in 1925.
Igor Sikorsky invented fixed winged and multi-engined aircraft, transoceanic flying boats and helicopters.
Invented the glue for Post-It Notes.
He is most famous for his invention of the Bankmatic automatic teller machine (ATM).
Invented a popular sewing machine.
Samuel Slater has been called both the Father of American Industry and the Founder of the American Industrial Revolution.
Harold Smith and the history of Crayola Crayons.
Solvay received a patent for the industrial process for sodium carbonate production in 1861.
Carl Sontheimer invented the Cuisinart.
James Spangler invented a portable electric vacuum cleaner - the Hoover.
Percy Spencer invented the microwave oven.
Elmer Sperry invented the gyroscopic compass and gyroscope-guided automatic pilots for ships, airplanes and spacecraft.
Richie Stachowski was the kid famous inventor who invented the Water Talkies.
An improved refrigerator design was patented by African American, John Standard.
William Stanley received a patent for the induction coil.
Charles Steinmetz developed theories on alternating current, that allowed for the rapid expansion of the electric power industry.
George Stephenson is considered to be the inventor of the first steam locomotive engine for railways
The "father" of the American railroad.
Stewart invented an improved mop, metal bender, and railroad crossing indicator.
George Stibitz is recognized as being the father of the modern digital computer.
Rufus Stokes invented a exhaust purifier and an air pollution control device.
Levi Strauss and the history of blue jeans.
British electrician, William Sturgeon invented the electromagnet in 1825.
Gideon Sundback received a patent for the "Separable Fastener" or zipper.
Swan produced an early electric light bulb and invented the dry photographic plate.
An interview with the creators of Tekno Bubbles, a innovative variation on the old blowing bubbles that glow under black lights and smell like raspberries.
Leo Szilard was the first person to patent the means of producing a nuclear chain reaction and conceive of the atomic bomb.
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