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Who first developed aseptic surgery by the use of Carbolic Acid?
Joseph Lister
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What was the main problem with aseptic surgery on the front line?
Enormous numbers of casualties and poor conditions in the trenches. This meant it was difficult to prevent infection
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When were X-Rays first developed and by who?
1896 by Wihelm Roentgen
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How successful were X-Rays?
They were very successful. They allowed doctors to see bullets and other objects inside the body. This lead to successful operations
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Who did the first blood transfusion experiments?
James Blundell in 1818.
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When was blood first successfully stored
WW1
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Who established the blood bank in 1917?
Oswald Robertson
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Who first discovered that Genes came in pairs?
Mendel
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Who carried out lots of early work with x-ray pictures of genes?
Rosalind Franklin
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Who discovered the double helix DNA structure?
Watson and Crick
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What did the discovery of the DNA structure lead to?
Other scientists studying DNA more closely to find the causes of genetic disorders
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When was the Human Genome Project established?
1990
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What did the Human Genome project lead to?
Scientists mapping the human genome and finding out mistakes and mismatches were in the DNA of those with hereditary diseases
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What factors helped the development of genetics? (Science and Technology)
Technology:Improvements allowed the structure and function of DNA as well as mapping the Human Genome
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