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Created a semi-automatic key to help prevent the development of telegrapher paralysis, created by the daily abuse of manipulating a manual machine key. Page includes history of the man and the spread of this invention across the United States.
Features backgrounds of early entrepreneurs from early Egyptians, Leonardo da Vinci to modern United Kingdom personalities, such as Alfred Herbert and Axel Wickman.
The inventor of the tubeless radio used an unknown solid-state effect, which was never rediscovered.
Features transcriptions of diary entries that pertain to the making of his invention, the Shay locamotive engine. Page includes related resource links.
Russian inventor of the mechanical artificial hand prosthesis. Page gives background of this war veteran and patent document photos.
The inventor of the steam boat. Full text of thus 1857 publication by Thompson Westcott.
An early pioneer in the invention of the artificial manufacture of ice.