Who invented the DNA test?

Answer University of Leicester (UK) professor and geneticist Sir Alec Jeffreys invented DNA testing. Jeffreys published his first article about the identification technique in 1985. He conducted studies o... Read More »

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Who invented the lie detector test?

The first lie detector was invented by James Mackenzie of Perthshire, Scotland. It was while working as a medical practitioner in England that he developed his expertise in cardiology. With what he... Read More »

Who invented the polygraph test?

The polygraph machine was developed in 1921 by psychiatrist Dr. John A. Larson. Larson's machine was the first to measure blood pressure, respiration and pulse. The same year, Dr. Leonard Keeler,... Read More »

When was the retail DNA test invented?

Identigene, a Sorenson Genomics company, was founded in 1993 and was the first DNA testing laboratory in the world to commercially use modern STR technology for paternity testing. The first retail ... Read More »

Who invented crash test dummies?

Mannequins for testing can be traced back to 1949 when the Sierra Engineering Company was offered an Air Force contract to build anthropomorphic dummies. Dubbed "Sierra Sam," those dummies were an ... Read More »