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1970 - Polaroid camera patented
Edwin Land patents designs for the Polaroid camera. After briefly attending Harvard University he established his own laboratory to study light polarization. The lab became the Polaroid Corporation in 1937 and later introduces its famous camera. “I could see what the Polaroid camera should be,” he said. “It was just as real to me as if it was sitting in front of me before I had ever built one.”
1950 - First human kidney transplant
Dr. Richard H. Lawler takes only 45 minutes to complete the first human kidney transplant at Little Company of Mary Hospital, Illinois.
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