Science: Who Discovered What?

> Edison did not invent the electric lamp (an Englishman named Sir Joseph Swan produced an incandescent lamp in 1860—19 years before Edison).*

> Charles Darwin did not originate the theory of evolution (it was evolved long before him by his grandfather, Erasmus Darwin, the Frenchman Jean Lamarck, Greek philosophers).

> The U.S. doctors George H. Whipple, George R. Minot and William P. Murphy, who got the Nobel Prize in 1934 for their liver cure for anemia, did not invent the cure (it was discovered some 20 years earlier by two Italians, Pietro Castellino and...

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