This was invented in 1989
by Tim Berners-Lee, a British graduate of Oxford University, while
working at CERN, the European Particle Physics Laboratory. He
wrote the first web client ( browser-editor) and server in 1990.
The optical amplifier, allowing a step-change in how much data
can be transmitted over the web and thus speeding its development,
was also invented in the UK.
In 1992, scientists in Sandwich,
Kent, developing a new drug to treat angina, realised that it
might help the biochemical processes involved in male arousal,
which had just been resolved. The drug was subsequently marketed
In February 1997, Dolly the
sheep was born at the Roslin Institute in Edinburgh, the first
clone of an adult mammal ever born.
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