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1992: the world's first SMS triggered a communication revolution

1992: the world's first SMS triggered a communication revolution

Thirty years ago, a simple seasonal greeting changed the way an entire generation communicated.
1962: Rachel Carson broke the silence on a 'killer'

1962: Rachel Carson broke the silence on a 'killer'

With her explosive 1962 book damning DDT, Rachel Carson launched the global environmental movement.
Lifesaver doctor gave a shock to the system

Lifesaver doctor gave a shock to the system

Heart surgeon Claude Beck pioneered the electric defibrillation technique.
The science secrets from a boy king's tomb

The science secrets from a boy king's tomb

How science and technology helped reconstruct aspects of King Tutankhamun's life.
He revealed bitter truths about sugar

He revealed bitter truths about sugar

In his time, nutritionist John Yudkin's views on the hazards of sugar were derided; they have since secured new life.
The Intel chip that re-engineered the world

The Intel chip that re-engineered the world

The 4004, the world's first microprocessor, has kept the gears of computer technology grinding.
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