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Bill Bowerman and Phil Knight

The Modern Athletic Shoe

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

Cloning of Genetically Engineered Molecules

Herbert Boyer and Stanley Cohen combined their efforts in biotechnology to invent a method of cloning genetically en

Otis Boykin

Improved Electrical Resistor

African American inventor Otis F.

David Bradley

Control-Alt-Delete

If you’re a PC user, you’ve probably used “Control-Alt-Delete.” The well-known keystroke combo can get you out of a tight

Vitale Bramani

Rubber Lug Sole

Mountaineers, hikers, and everyday walkers alike have Turin, Italy, native and inventor Vitale Bramani to thank for creati

Charles Brannock

Foot Measuring Device

The Brannock Device is the standard foot measuring tool for the world’s footwear industry.

Sergey Brin and Larry Page

Google

Internet users around the world have become so familiar with the search engine phenomenon known as Google that the word, “

Tana Brinnand

MouseMitt

Heavy computer users, a group that includes millions of people and growing, know that wrist and hand pain is a common prob

Rachel Brown and Elizabeth Hazen

The antifungal drug Nystatin

One of the most famous tales in the history of American medical science is the long-distance collaboration of Elizab

Colin Bulthaup and Eric Wilhelm

Liquid Embossing Process for Silicon Chips

Silicon chip manufacturing can be a costly proposition; the most prevalent method, photolithography (or optical lithograph

Luther Burbank

The "Idaho" Potato

Luther Burbank was born on March 7, 1849 in Lancaster, Massachusetts.

William Burroughs

Adding Machine

William Seward Burroughs, inventor of the first workable adding machine, was born in rural New York in 1855.

William Burton

Catalytic Cracking

The crude oil upon which we depend for so many types of fuel and other products does not come out of the ground ready for