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Yet-Ming Chiang

Electrochemical Actuators

Materials scientist Yet-Ming Chiang has developed breakthrough materials to enable new technologies such as stable, hig

Ole Christiansen


In the first half of the 20th century, Danish carpenter Ole Kirk Christiansen created one of the most beloved toys of a

Curt Civin

CD34 disease cell marker

Curt Civin, King Fahd Professor of Oncology and Pediatrics at Johns Hopkins University, has achieved wide recognition for

Graeme Clark

Cochlear Implant/Bionic Ear

Australian physician, scientist, and inventor Graeme Milbourne Clark changed the lives of tens of thousands of hearing-imp

Josephine Cochrane

Dishwashing Machine

Josephine Cochrane, inventor of the first commercially successful dishwashing machine, was born in Ashtabula County, Ohio

John Cocke

Reduced Instruction Set Computing (RISC)

In the early 1970s, John Cocke transformed computing by simplifying the set of instructions that tell computers which func

Christopher Cockerell


In 1955, British inventor and engineer Christopher Sydney Cockerell invented a swift water-transport vehicle that was not

Samuel Colt

Colt Revolver

Regardless of one’s views on the use of firearms by private citizens, it is important to know abou

Peter Cooper


Peter Cooper is credited with the invention of one of the most uniquely American desserts of all ti

Harry Coover

Super Glue™

The incredibly stable adhesive known as Super Glue ™ was invented by accident in 1942 by Dr. Harry Coover.

Martha Coston

Pyrotechnic signaling system

Widowed at the age of 21, Martha Coston (1826-1904) of Philadelphia met the challenge of providing for her four childre