On 15th of November 1971 the Intel Corporation put on general sale the Intel 4004 microprocessor.
On Friday 6 November 2020, 11 life scientists and science communicators, and 11 mathematicians and computer scientists, from across the world, were recognised for their scientific achievements and the work they do to promote STEM for the next generation.
“I valued Euan, not only for his knowledge, but for his acceptance of other ways of seeing that knowledge.”
“Making food containers is challenging. It needs more than being biodegradable.”
“In 1953 HeLa cells were the first human cells to be successfully cloned.”
“Nettles are often regarded as a nuisance, but they are a natural and abundant superfood. They are packed full of nutrients and vitamins and I really wanted to find a way to maximise the benefits they offer.
“During the Han dynasty in 132 CE, polymath Zhang Heng invented an ‘instrument for measuring the seasonal winds and the movements of the Earth’ (Houfeng Didong Yi, for short): the first seismometer. “
In ancient Egypt, Egyptians used black ink for writing the main body of text, while red ink was often used to highlight headings, instructions or keywords.
The sample was sufficient to “warrant the conclusion that female participation in early big-game hunting was likely nontrivial,” researchers said
“Neanderthals were tough, survivors of several hundred thousand years of climatic extremes hunting fearsome prey, and they probably had an intellect as advanced as that of the AMH with whom they mingled. “