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Women Inventors: Invention made life easier for the people. Today people can move from one place to another, contact or collect information from all over the world. Thomas Edison invented the light bulb and Graham Bell invented the telephone. From electricity to fridge-fan, from car-bike to aeroplane, gave us many facilities.
Not only male inventors have contributed to the invention of these machines and essential work things, but women have also played a role. Madame Curie is remembered for the invention of radium. However, there are many other women inventors who made everyday life convenient by inventing everyday things. Let us know about such inventions and the women inventors who made them.
In the era of the Internet, everyone uses Wi-Fi. This technique was invented by Hedy Lamarr. She was an Austrian American actress. Hedy Lamarr invented a secret communication system for the Navy to send radio control torpedoes right on target.
The use of paper bags has increased very fast. But the credit for making it goes to Margaret Knight. Margaret Knight, who worked in a cotton mill in America, invented a machine that was used to make envelopes. However, a man named Charles Anan stole his design and got a patent in his name. Margaret approached the law for her rights and won in 1871.
Windshield wipers are used to clean the front glass of the car. Mary Anderson invented windshield wipers to make the car easier to drive in rain or snow. However, after 1920, it started coming in every car model and car companies started using windshield wipers.
Marion Donovan invented disposable diapers in 1951 to protect babies from wetting. First it was made from shower curtain. Marion sold his patent to the Keiko Corporation for one million dollars. A fully disposable model was later developed and Pampers came into use in 1961. Today children all over the world use it.