Tag Archives: scientific breakthroughs

February 24, 1938

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1938 the DuPont company began the commercial manufacturing of nylon toothbrush bristles for the “Miracle Tuft Toothbrush”. Before 1938 the world relied upon the collected neck hairs from wild swine in Siberia, Poland, and … Continue reading

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February 14, 1929

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1929 the first report on penicillin’s medicinal properties were published. Sir Alexander Fleming’s famously accidentally discovered penicillin after leaving a Petri dish out for too long. On this date he published his report about … Continue reading

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February 3, 2015

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 2015 the British House of Commons voted to approve letting scientists create babies from the DNA of three people. Dolly III, the grand-ewe of the original Dolly the Sheep, approved of allowing this scientific … Continue reading

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