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Lasting Value

Aluminum in the mid-1800’s was an extreme expensive metal.  Aluminum was plentiful (in fact, the most plentiful metallic element in the earth’s crust).  That was not the problem with this element.  The problem was that the refinement process at the time … Continue reading

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Feud Over Credit

Morton/Jackson(1) William Morton (1819-1868), was a dentist.  He was obsessed with one thing.  He said, “If only I could pull teeth painlessly, I would become the richest dentist in Boston, perhaps the entire world.” Later, Morton studied medicine and chemistry under Dr. … Continue reading

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