Rene Laennec

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John Alcock and Arthur Whitten Brown’s transatlantic aircraft crossed the Atlantic between St John’s, Newfoundland and Clifden, Ireland on June 15th, 1919. (Photograph: SSPL/Getty Images

It is probably easier to look back and weigh the importance of a particular scientific achievement of the past than to predict how science will influe(...)

Ankur Jain, vice president of product at Tinder, speaks during the Rise conference in Hong Kong, China. Photograph: Billy H.C. Kwok/Bloomberg

Invented 200 years ago by René Laennec at the Necker-Enfants Malades Hospital in Paris, the stethoscope has undergone few changes over the decades, wh(...)