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Medical & Science > Medical Inventions

On 23rd May, 1785,
 Benjamin Franklin described his invention of bifocal glasses... Read more »

On 4th November, 1846,
 An artifical leg was patented... Read more »

On 29th January, 1896,
 Medical student, Emile Grubbe, administered the first use of radiotherapy... Read more »

On 27th February, 1900,
 Felix Hoffman received the first patent for the drug we now know as Aspirin... Read more »

On 4th February, 1936,
 The radioactive substance, Radium E, was produced synthetically... Read more »

On 24th February, 1938,
 The first toothbrush with nylon bristles was introduced... Read more »

On 4th October, 1949,
 An antibiotic for typhoid was patented... Read more »

On 11th January, 1955,
 Lloyd H. Conover patented the antibiotic, Tetracycline... Read more »

On 6th January, 1971,
 The first synthetic human growth hormone (hGH) was announced... Read more »

On 15th February, 1972,
 The Soft Shell Mushroom Shaped Heart was patented... Read more »