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The innovators : the discoveries, inventions, and breakthroughs of our time

Author: John Diebold
Publisher: New York : Truman Talley Books/Plume, ©1990
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Diebold, John, 1926-2005.
Innovators.
New York : Truman Talley Books/Plume, ©1990 (1991 printing)
(OCoLC)894735863
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Diebold
ISBN: 0452265754 9780452265752 0525248307 9780525248309
OCLC Number: 22243450
Description: xiii, 303 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. The transistor : birth of the age of electronics --
2. Overnight delivery : Fred Smith's Federal Express --
3. Cyclosporine : the transplant rejection remedy --
4. Scotchgard : the fluorocarbon fabric protector --
5. Xerography : the revolution in office work --
6. The coming of the laser : from operating room to supermarket --
7. The fiber-optics breakthrough : the communications society --
8. Mevacor : developing the weapon against cholesterol --
9. The electronic bankers : the rise and spread of ATMs --
10. Audiotape, videotape, and videocassette recorders : American gifts to the Japanese --
11. T-PA : biotechnology versus heart attacks --
12. Tommorowland : innovations in our future.
Responsibility: John Diebold.

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