Some inventions appear small at first glance, but often a closer look proves a simple device can have a revolutionary impa
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Louis Pasteur was born on December 27, 1822 in Dole, a small town in eastern France.
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Gregory Goodwin Pincus was one of the creators of the first effective birth-control pill.
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