Liverpool scientific discoveries.
A chemical works opened in Vauxhall Road in 1822, the forerunner to ICI. n Britain's first X-ray machine was installed in the old Royal Southern Hospital, in Caryl Street, Liverpool, in1896. The first X-ray revealed a bullet in a child's wrist. n Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine's Sir Ronald Ross discovered in 1902 that malaria was transmitted by a mosquito, winning the Nobel Prize for Medicine. In 1933 Liverpool Maternity hospital was the first in the UK to use gas and air pain relief during childbirth. n In 1997, the Roy Castle Foundation opened the world's first lung cancer research centre in Liverpool.
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|Publication:||Daily Post (Liverpool, England)|
|Date:||Jan 13, 2003|
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