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Patricia Billings of Kansas City, Missouri has invented one of the most revolutionary – an
Young children express their creativity more than anything else with their box of crayons.
Forrest Bird, inventor of the first reliable, low-cost, mass-produced medical respirator, was born in Stoughton, Massachus
Clarence Birdseye (1886-1956) found a way to flash-freeze foods and deliver them to the public - one of the most imp
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Workplace fires cause billions of dollars in damage each year.
Ernesto Blanco is one of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's (MIT) leading teachers and practitioners of inv
With a master's degree in hand at age 19, Katherine Blodgett (1898-1979) was the first female scientist to be hired
Bessie Virginia Blount (1914-2009) led a remarkable life that began in Hickory, Virginia, where she was born on November 2
Candymaker Walter Bogdon created the delightful novelty confection known as the Bogdon Reception Stick.
Nils Ivar Bohlin, creator of the three-point lap/shoulder automobile seatbelt, was born on July 17, 1920 in Harnosand, Swe
Gail Borden, Jr., creator of the first commercial process of condensing milk, was born in Norwich, New York on November 9,
Amar Bose used his instincts and education to produce stereo speakers that are world-famous for giving high-end perf
Rubber-soled shoes were first mass-marketed as canvas top "sneakers" by U.S. Rubber, with its Keds® in 1917.
Herbert Boyer and Stanley Cohen combined their efforts in biotechnology to invent a method of cloning genetically en