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Eben Bayer and Gavin McIntyre


As the environmental movement continues to build momentum, many hopeful scientists, engineers, and entrepreneurs are striv

Trevor Baylis

Wind-up Radio

Many individuals around the world, particularly in third world countries, lack access to electricity, which makes it diffi

Alfred Beach

Beach Pneumatic Transit System

Alfred Ely Beach was born on September 1, 1826 in Springfield, Massachusetts.  During his lifetime, he b

Charles Beebe


Charles William Beebe, one of the United States' most significant oceanic pioneers, was born July 29, 1877 in Brooklyn, Ne

Semi Begun

Magnetic Recording

Magnetic recording technology, introduced in the later part of the 19th century, inspired an entirely new world of electro

Angela Belcher

Genetically engineers viruses to create new products

Over hundreds of millions of years, microorganisms have become efficient at building practical, durable structures and mat

Alexander Bell

The Telephone

When the word "inventor" is mentioned, Alexander Graham Bell, creator of the telephone, is undoubtedly one of the first na

Ruth Benerito

Easy-Care Cotton

Over the span of more than fifty years and through more than fifty patents granted, Ruth Rogan Benerito used her broad sci

Emile Berliner

The disk gramophone

Emile Berliner was born May 20, 1951 in Hanover, Germany. Berliner later immigrated to Washington, D.C.

Tim Berners

The World Wide Web

In the complex history of innovation flowing to and from the Internet, one major achievement is uncontested:  Between

David Berry

“What I appreciate most about science and research is that, although you don’t aid people on a day-to-day basis as physici

Carolyn Bertozzi

Bioorthogonal Chemical Reactions

A pioneer inventor in the field of biotechnology, Carolyn Bertozzi is internationally renowned for her research in the bio

Henry Bessemer

Bessemer Converter

“Man of Steel” Henry Bessemer was born on January 19, 1813 in Charlton, Hertfordshire, England.  The first to develop