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Facts of Smallpox

Smallpox was an infectious disease caused by either of two virus variants, Variola major and Variola minor. Smallpox is a communicable, mutilating and in many cases a deadly disease which has affected humans for thousands of years. By 1980, naturally occurring smallpox was wiped out worldwide by the means of an exceptional global immunization campaign. For research purposes, samples of smallpox virus have […]

Diabetes Facts, Symptom, Treatment & Prevention

Frequently referred by doctors as diabetes mellitus, Diabetes refers to a group of metabolic diseases in which the person has high blood sugar, which is caused either because the body’s cells do not respond properly to insulin or due to inadequate production of insulin or, or both. Patients suffering from high blood sugar normally experience […]

Plague Facts, Symptoms & Treatment

The plague is a severe bacterial infection, which can be lethal. At times referred to as the “black plague,” this disease is caused by bacterial species called ‘Yersinia pestis’ which is found on animals all over the world and is generally spread to humans via fleas. Areas that have poor sanitation, a large population of […]

Thomas Alva Edison Biography

Thomas Edison information, life, wiki & family An inventor and businessman, Thomas Alva Edison was born on February 11, 1847 in Ohio, U.S. He invented many devices which made significant influence around the world, such as the, the motion picture camera, phonograph and the enduring, practical electric light bulb. Edison has been nicknamed “The Wizard […]

Nicolaus Copernicus Biography & Wiki

Nicolaus Copernicus, astronomer and mathematician, was born on 19 February 1473 in Royal Prussia,Kingdom of Poland. He was the one who put together a model of the universe that placed the Sun rather than the Earth at the center of the universe. His publication of this model in his book De revolutionibus orbium coelestium (On […]

Facts & Biography of Archimedes

Ancient Greek engineer, physicist, inventor, mathematician and astronomer Archimedes of Syracuse was born on c. 287 BC. He is considered to be one of the leading scientists in classical ancient times, even though only limited details of his life are known. Archimedes was not only regarded as the greatest mathematician of olden times but also one […]

Biography of Alexander Graham Bell

Alexander Graham Bell facts Scientist, engineer, inventor and innovator, Alexander Graham Bell was born on March 3, 1847, in Edinburgh, Scotland. He received an education mainly by conducting various experiments in sound and expanding on his father’s work on Visible Speech for the deaf. Bell worked alongside Thomas Watson on the design and patent of […]

Facts of Aristotle

Biography of Aristotle Greek greatest & famous philosopher and scientist, Aristotle was born on 384 BC in the city of Stagira, Chalkidice, on the northern periphery of Classical Greece. When Aristotle was just a child his father, Nicomachus, died, after that Proxenus of Atarneus became his guardian. He joined Plato’s Academy in Athens at the age […]

Albert Einstein Weight, Height, Net Worth, Family

Quick Facts: Albert Einstein Weight Not available Albert Einstein Height 5′ 9″ (175 cm) Albert Einstein Hair Color Grey Albert Einstein Shoe Size / Feet Size Not available Albert Einstein Body Type / Build Slim Albert Einstein Net Worth $1 Million Albert Einstein Birthplace Ulm, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany Albert Einstein Date of Birth March 14, 1879 Albert […]