When was glycerin discovered?

Answer Glycerin, which originally went by the name Olsiis, was first discovered in 1779 by Karl Wilhelm Scheele, a Swedish chemist. Michel-Eugene Chevreul, a French chemist, physicist and philosopher, is ... Read More »

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When were the Fiji Islands discovered& who discovered them?

The original inhabitants of the islands of Fiji came from Melanesia some 3,500 years ago. Dutch explorer Abel Janzsoon Tasman sighted the northeast islands of Fiji in 1643. British Captain James Co... Read More »

When was the GMO discovered?

Genetically modified organisms, or GMO, were first discovered in 1973. The discovery of DNA and the recombinant microbe helped in the discovery of GMO. The development of GMO can be used to prevent... Read More »

When was RDX discovered?

RDX, which is commonly found in explosives, was discovered in the late 1890s. It was first considered for use as a medicine until the 1920s when it was found to be explosive.Source:University of No... Read More »

Who discovered gel electrophoresis,&when?

The discovery of the process of electrophoresis using starch gel was made by Oliver Smithies. In 1954, Smithies was involved in insulin research in a laboratory in Toronto. While attempting to isol... Read More »