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Who invented the telephone?
By Joe Phelan published
Did Alexander Graham Bell really invent the telephone, or did he steal someone else's thunder?
20 inventions that changed the world
By Natalie Wolchover, Jessica Leggett last updated
From the wheel to the birth control pill, these 20 inventions had huge ramifications.
Bluetooth: Who invented it and how does it work?
By Mark Smith last updated
Reference Bluetooth was inspired by a Nordic king and harnesses the power of radio. How has this wireless connectivity reshaped our electronic ecosystems.
Infrared cameras: Invention and uses
By Scott Dutfield published
Reference The science behind infrared cameras and how they "see" heat.
Who invented the car?
By Lauren Cox published
Reference Working out who invented the car is not as simple as you might think as the automobile we know today had a long journey to being created.
Jaws of Life: Invention, tools and uses
By Ailsa Harvey published
Reference The Jaws of Life are the favoured hydraulic tool for safely removing car crash victims. The equipment can cut car frames apart and lift crushing weights from passengers.
Bionic eyes: How tech is replacing lost vision
By Mark Smith published
Reference Like something from a science fiction movie, bionic eyes are artificial eyes which can enhance and even replace lost vision. The tech is still in its infancy, but the potential is huge.
Who invented the bicycle?
By Elizabeth Peterson published
Reference The bicycle has a complicated past fraught with controversy and misinformation.
What is engineering?
By Jim Lucas published
Reference Engineering is the application of science and math to solve problems. Here we explore the different types of engineering.
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