Dr. Ikemoto repeatedly told me that we should not perform research that simply reproduced somebody else’s results. Rather we should do something unique and new. ~ Shinya Yamanaka 1962 to Present - Stem Cell Biologist
There are many ways of knocking electrons out of atoms. The simplest is to rub two surfaces together. ~ Fred Hoyle 1915 to 2001
Heinrich Rohrer (1933–2013) together with Gerd Binnig (1947–) Switzerland/Germany – Scanning tunneling microscope.
Jean-François Pilâtre de Rozier (1754–1785) France – Rozière balloon.
Robert Bunsen (1811–1899) Germany – Bunsen burner.
Virginia Apgar (1909–1974) USA – Apgar score (for newborn babies).
Roger Y. Tsien (born 1952) together with Osamu Shimomura (1928–) and Martin Chalfie (born 1947) USA – Discovery and development of Green fluorescent protein.
Norman Holter (1914–1983) USA – Holter monitor.
Joseph Constantine Carpue (1764–1846) France – rhinoplastic surgery.
Semen Korsakov (1787–1853) Russia – punched card for information storage.
Robert W. Gore (born 1937) United States – Gore-Tex.
Jozef Murgas (1864–1929) Slovakia – inventor of the wireless telegraph (forerunner of the radio).
John Heysham Gibbon (1903–1973) USA – Heart-lung machine.
Daniel Axelrod (inv. 1980) USA – Total internal reflection fluorescence microscope.
Gottlob Widmann (inv. c. 1954) Germany – Electrical drip coffee maker.
Mutsuo Sugiura (1918–1986) China – Esophagogastroduodenoscope.
Mary Anderson (1866–1953) United States – windshield wiper blade.
George Pullman (1831–1897) USA – Pullman sleep wagon.
Taqi al-Din Muhammad ibn Ma'ruf (1526–1585) Syria/Egypt/Turkey – steam turbine six-cylinder 'Monobloc' suction pump framed sextant.
Charles Xavier Thomas de Colmar (1785–1870) France – Arithmometer.
John Moses Browning (1855–1926) USA – Semi-automatic pistol.
Ronald Price Hickman (1932–2011) USA - designed the original Lotus Elan the Lotus Elan +2 and the Lotus Europa as well as the Black & Decker Workmate.
A detective with his murder mystery a chemist seeking the structure of a new compound use little of the formal and logical modes of reasoning. Through a series of intuitions surmises fancies they stumble upon the right explanation and have a knack of seizing it when it once comes within reach. ~ Gilbert Lewis 1875 – 1946
I am not insensible of the advantage which accrues to Applied Mathematics from the co-operation of the Pure Mathematician and this co-operation is not infrequently called forth by the very imperfections of writers on Applied Mathematics. ~ Ronald Fisher 1890 – 1962 - Mathematician Statistician Evolutionary Biologist
If your experiment needs statistics you ought to have done a better experiment. - Ernest Rutherford 1871 to 1937 Physicist
Archimedes’ finding that the crown was of gold was a discovery; but he invented the method of determining the density of solids. Indeed discoverers must generally be inventors; though inventors are not necessarily discoverers. - William Ramsay 1852 to 1916 Chemist
Although Nature needs thousands or millions of years to create a new species man needs only a few dozen years to destroy one. ~ Victor Scheffer 1906 to 2011 - Biologist
When you hear a physicist invoke the uncertainty principle keep a hand on your wallet. ~ David Griffiths b. 1942
Trial by combat of wits in disputations has no attraction for the seeker after truth; to him the appeal to experiment is the last and only test of the merit of an opinion conjecture or hypotheses. ~ Joseph Mellor - 1869 to 1938
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