Stephen Vail came up with dots and dashes, but Patent Office gave credit to Morse, the better known inventor
President Truman called for stricter safety codes after dozens leaped to their deaths from 'fireproof'' building
Surgeons kept temperature, pressure, wind speed, and humidity records—but they didn't know what to do with the data
The court expanded the Gibbons standard to include labor relations and other activities with even an indirect effect on interstate commerce.
The first president's cool head and respect for science helped a young America survive smallpox and yellow fever
In the aftermath of WWII, Germany turned to former Luftwaffe officers to rebuild its air force under NATO and help counter the Soviet threat.
In August 1997, a scientist named Johan Hultin from San Francisco traveled to Brevig Mission and, with permission of the town’s elders, excavated the local cemetery to try and unearth a victim of the outbreak buried deep within the frozen tundra.
A gateway between the North and the South, this transportation hub was coveted territory for commanders on both sides.
In March 1455, the information age of medieval Europe began with Johannes Gutenberg's invention of the printing press.