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Wired— Domestic Biotech

InventTable — WIRED ERA — Domestic Biotech

Practical threshing machine mechanized agriculture 1837 Hiram A. Pitts, John A. Pitts USA
Standard modern flush toilet sanitation mechanized 1837 Thomas Crapper UK
Steel plow modern 1837 John Deere USA
Super phosphate first synthetic fertilizer 1839 Justus von Biebig, John Bennet Lawes UK
Ice cream maker 1843 Nancy Johnson USA
Mowing machine practical 1844 William Ketchum USA
Dry cleaning 1849 Jean-Baptiste Jolly France
Pasteurization 1864 Louis Pasteur France (49)
Scientific plant breeding Mendelian 1865 Gregor Mendel Czechoslovakia
Margarine butter substitute 1869 Hippolyte Mage-Mourias France
Hay bailing machine automatic 1872 Charles Withington USA
Blue jeans miners wear 1873 Levi Strauss, Jacob Davis USA
DDT pesticide dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane 1874 Othmar Zeidler Germany
Saccharin artificial sweetner 1879 Ira Remsen, Constantin Fahlberg USA/Germany
Septic tank sanitation 1881 Jean-Louis Mouras France
Peanut butter 1884 Marcellus Gilmore Edson Canada
Coca cola soft drink 1886 John Pemberton USA
Sewage treatment facility sanitary engineering 1890 Worchester , Mass. USA
Gas tractor mechanized agriculture 1892 John Froehlich USA
Zipper fastening device 1893 Whitcomb Judson USA
Breakfast cereal flakes 1894 John Harvey Kellogg USA
Hairbrush hygiene 1898 Lyda D. Newman USA
Concrete dam 1903 Nils F. Ambursen USA
Synthetic detergent 1907 Fritz Henkel Germany
Hybrid corn 1917 Donald F. Jones USA
Nitrogen fixation Haber-Bosch process for ammonia production 1918 Fritz Haber, Carl Bosch Germany (46)

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