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Scientist & Inventor - Biographies

Scientists and Inventors Remake the World

Without inventors, people would still wear animal skins and trying to catch dinner with their bare hands. But long ago primitive humans learned to fashion tools they could use not only to kill prey but also to defend themselves from creatures that might otherwise prey on them. Sometime later, our ancestors harnessed the power of fire, a discovery that brought them warmth, cooked food, and security.

Humans may not have invented fire, but they had the inventiveness to use this flickering tool to make life easier. Unfortunately, many discoveries were used in warfare with extreme results and even though invented to be for the “good” of humankind, developed to more sinister tools.

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