• Question: What, in you opinion, was the best scientific breakthrough?

    Asked by Lieutenant Commander Data to Andy, Duane, Giovanna, Katie, Theresia on 18 Nov 2014.
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      Theresia Mina answered on 18 Nov 2014:

      Hmm… the pills!! I am referring to contraceptive pills. This is one of the most awesome breakthrough in my field 🙂

    • Photo: Duane Mellor

      Duane Mellor answered on 18 Nov 2014:

      I think fire, may not count as a true invention, but being able to control fire has allowed modern society to invent many many things

    • Photo: Andrew Philp

      Andrew Philp answered on 18 Nov 2014:

      Sequencing the mouse and human genomes has allowed huge advances in our understanding of the body. So I would go for that 🙂

    • Photo: Giovanna Bermano

      Giovanna Bermano answered on 19 Nov 2014:

      I would say antibiotics….their discovery has increased the life span by about 20 years!!!! Pretty cool

    • Photo: Katie Pickering

      Katie Pickering answered on 21 Nov 2014:

      I would say being able to transplant organs from donor to recipient and hlpe tp save a person’s life.