Tag: Women’s Day Series

The image is of a syringe as the post is about the first syringe patent. To read more click here.

Women’s Day Series: The woman behind the syringe patent

Everyone is well aware about the medical syringe consisting of a cylinder with a nozzle and a piston for injecting or withdrawing fluids. But most of us don’t know the history behind it which has helped mankind over the past 120 years. Here is an interesting post that gives you an insight to the history of the medical syringe. On Feb 12, 1896, Letitia Mumford Geer, an American lady filed for a patent application that discloses a medical syringe.…

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The image is of Mary Anderson, patentee of the windsheild wiper. The post discusses about her and her invention. To read more click here .

Women’s Day Series: Mary Anderson – Patentee of clear vision.

"As the world evolves, so too does the growing role of women who are proving their infinite capabilities in today's complex workplace, and exhibiting a new usefulness now and for the future."- Mary Anderson You may have never heard of the inventor featured in this post, but you have most definitely used her invention a hundred times, especially during rain or snow.  Mary Anderson (1866-1953), was a native of Birmingham, Alabama. She was an American real estate developer, rancher, viticulturist and an inventor. The…

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