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The Top 5 Scientific Advances in the last 50 years

  • Stem Cell Reaserch Discovered

    Stem Cell Reaserch Discovered
    A Russian histologist named Alexander Maksimov discovered this sometime in 1908
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    Top 5 scientific advances in the last 50 years

  • The Laser was Invented

    The Laser was Invented
    Albert Einstien created the foundations for the laser. A laser is a device that emits light (electromagnetic radiation) through a process of optical amplification based on the stimulated emission of photons.
  • The Internet was Created

    The Internet was Created
    This began with point-to-point communication between mainframe computers and terminals.
  • The Invention of the Microchip

    The Invention of the Microchip
    A man named Jack Kilby created this.
  • Decoding the Human Genome

    Decoding the Human Genome
    This project started in October of 1990 and was initially headed by Ari Patrinos