5 Amazing Scientific Innovations That Affect Our Lives

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5 Amazing Scientific Innovations

For thousands of years, astronomers, engineers, geographers, mathematicians and other bright minds have pondered, hypothesized, researched, tested, proved and invented in the pursuit of scientific discovery. The list of scientific innovations is vast and includes advancements that affect us in areas such as communication, food, health and safety, technology, and transportation. This slideshow will highlight five scientific innovations from the last century that have had a profound effect on how we live our daily lives.
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