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The Top 30 Innovations of the Last 30 Years

15 Mar

19-windfarms-top30The Internet is the biggest innovation of the last three decades according to a survey conducted by Wharton and PBS. Healthcare and technological advances dominate. Laptops, mobile phones, e-mail, wind turbines, DNA testing and robotic surgery made the list.

Here’s a look at the top 30 winners, in order of importance:

  1. Internet, broadband, WWW (browser and html)
  2. PC/laptop computers
  3. Mobile phones
  4. E-mail
  5. DNA testing and sequencing/Human genome mapping
  6. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  7. Microprocessors
  8. Fiber optics
  9. Office software (spreadsheets, word processors)
  10. Non-invasive laser/robotic surgery (laparoscopy)
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