How are vaccines developed?

This article is part of a series of explainers on vaccine development and distribution. Learn more about vaccines – from how they work and how they’re made to ensuring safety…

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Inventors – How to Become an Inventor

Think of the most famous inventors of the world – Bill Gates, Thomas Edison, Alexander Graham Bell. They all have something in common. They were all curious. They all liked to learn.…

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11 Surprising Facts About Thomas Edison

LEVIN C. HANDY, LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, WIKIMEDIA COMMONS // PUBLIC DOMAIN Want to make a movie? You’ll need quality light fixtures, sound recording equipment, and a good motion picture camera. Thomas Alva…

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24 Inventions by Women You Might Not Be Aware Of

We're used to hearing about inventions or discoveries made by men. However, although they were systematically hampered for centuries, women have contributed their fair share of cutting-edge inventions, many of…

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9 Things Invented By Accident

Not every great invention was created according to plan. Some, in fact, were the result of a happy accident. In November 2020, the pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca announced that the COVID-19 vaccine it…

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