10 things you didn’t know invented and discovered by Women.

There are things we use in our everyday lives, we rarely think of who invented them but, most of the times we imagine that, of course, many of them were invented by men. But here ill share the 10 things you didn’t know and couldn’t ever imagine having been invented by women.

  1. Wireless transmission


Today Wi-fi, Bluetooth and CDMA are globally used and known but am sure many do not know all these are available today because of women.

An Austrian-American and Hollywood actress Hedy Lamarr, along with George Antheil developed a Radio guidance system which spread spectrum and frequency Hopping technology to defeat the jamming threat by axis powers. Although many of us believe that it came from the US army, the US army adopted this technology after them in the 1960s.

  1. Airplane muffles

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Muffles are devices used to reduce noise and sound pressure in an exhaust pipe. The first airplane muffler was created by a woman called Eldorado Jones in her factory in Moline, Illinois.

  1. House solar energy

Did you know that the first house powered by solar power was created by a woman? Maria Telkes, a Hungarian-American MIT Inventor along with an American architect Eleanor Raymond created the first solar energy powered house in 1947.

  1. Dishwasher

The first commercially successful dishwasher was developed in 1887. It was created by a woman called Josephine Cochrane along with mechanic George Butters.

  1. Automatic roti maker

A kitchen robot called Roti maker which makes pizza crusts, Rotis, tortillas in under a minute was invented by a woman named Pranoti Nagarkar-Israni in 2008. The product uses Artificial intelligence and Internet to understand user needs and improves itself after each use.

  1. Vitamin E

In 1922, Vitamin E was discovered by a woman named Katharine Bishop along with Herbert McLean Evans while studying the reproductive cycle of rats.

  1. HIV and its cause

A woman called Francoise Barre-Sinoussi along with Luc Montaigner discovered the HIV virus and the cause of AIDS.

  1. DNA structure

A woman called Rosalind Franklin played an important role in the discovery of the structure of DNA in 1951. It was discovered at London’s king’s college where Rosalind applied X-Ray diffraction to the study of biological materials.

  1. Windscreen wiper.

The first functional windscreen wiper was invented by a woman called Mary Anderson in 1903.

  1. Central heating system.

An African-American woman, called Alice H.Parker is credited for the invention of a natural gas-powered central heating system to heat a personal home. She invented this system in 1919 although her actual invention wasn’t built, it is the sole of the modern heating systems.

And the list of things women have invented and discovered goes on, Women have introduced great things that help us every day.

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