On 11th January 1922, Insulin was used for the every first time to treat diabetes in a human patient. Frederick Banting, a Canadian scientist, was awarded the 1923 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for proving that insulin regulates blood sugar in humans.
Brewster Kahle, the creator of the Internet Archive has collected over half a million books! The Internet Archive itself is a collection of websites, music, images and public-domain books. [more...]