Spallanzani performs artificial insemination on dogs.
Napoleon announces a contest for devising a long-term food storage method for army campaigns.
Kilner came up with the Mason jar.
Mendel publishes the rules of heredity.
Miescher isolates “nuclein” from bandage puss.
In Michigan, Darwin-devotee William James Beal developed the first clinically controlled crosses of corn in search of colossal yields.
Paul Ehrlich discovered Salvarsan and arsenic could be used to treat syphilis.
The first cancer-causing virus is discovered by Rous
The human growth hormone is discovered by Evans and Long.
The accidental discovery of penicillin G by Alexander Fleming.