TITLE

INVENTIONS HELP US LIVE LONGER AND HEALTHIER LIVES

PUB. DATE
January 2004
SOURCE
World Almanac for Kids;2004, p101
SOURCE TYPE
Almanac
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article lists various inventions and the inventors who developed them. Bifocal lenses for glasses were invented by Benjamin Franklin. Anesthesia (ether) was invented by Crawford W. Long. The polio vaccine was invented by Jonas E. Salk. The artificial heart was invented by Robert K. Jarvik. An iBOT stair-climbing wheelchair was invented by Dean Kamen.
ACCESSION #
11074863

 

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