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Many Pakistani scientists and inventions changed the world in the history of mankind. Here were are talking about the top 10 inventions by Pakistan.
Cancer Cell Detection Method
Dr. Samir Iqbal, a Pakistani scientist, has the honor of inventing a method to discover cancer cells at an early stage.
He used a nontraditional method of cancer cell detection. Accordingly, nanotextured walls are used that imitate different layers of the body tissues, which make it possible to diagnose cancer.
- Dr. Samir Iqbal research papers.
Abdul Salam, a Pakistani scientist, holds a Nobel Prize for his remarkable services in the field of theoretical physics. He was the first person to discover the science of electro-weak unification, and thus this Pakistani invention changed the world.
During 1960-74, he served as an advisor to the government regarding science and technology.
Ommaya reservoir used in Chemotherapy
Ayub Khan Ommaya was another internationally-known scientist on brain injury and the inventor of the Ommaya reservoir, which is used to administer chemotherapy to the site of brain tumors.
This Pakistani invention is used today for brain tumor chemotherapy.
First Computer Virus
In 1986, when the rest of the world was unaware of the word computer, two Pakistanis, Amjad Farooq and Basit Farooq, developed the world’s first computer virus.
The virus infects the boot sector of storage media formatted with the DOS File Allocation Table (FAT) file system. This virus was supposed to stop and track illegal copies of their disk.
Gas-centrifuge enrichment technology
Abdul Qadeer Khan might not have a good name in the rest of the world for selling the Gas-centrifuge enrichment technology in the black market, but Pakistanis treat him as their hero.
He is the one who brought the technology to Pakistani to make it the world’s 7th Atomic power. These great honors have been crowned upon Pakistan because of the Nation’s pride: Abdul Qadir Khan.
Brain Cells to a Silicon Chip Connection
A very renowned Pakistani scientist, Dr. Naveed Syed, made Pakistan proud through his contributions. He is the first-ever scientist to connect brain cells to a silicon chip.
Due to this remarkable contribution, he has opened the path of taking artificial intelligence computing to the next great level
First Workable Plastic Magnet
The world’s first-ever workable plastic magnet, which works at room temperature, is the contribution of a Pakistani organic chemist and polymer scientist, Mr. Naveed Zaidi.
Converting Human Waste into Fuel
Converting Human waste into valuable fuel is an excellent achievement for a country with a limited fuel supply.
Pakistani scientist Sohail Khan and his team came up with a lavatory that can convert human waste into charcoal and minerals. These biological substances can then be used as fuels.
Detection of Heavy Water Leaks in Nuclear Power Plants
Sultan Bashiruddin Mahmood has been engaged with the Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission. He is a Pakistani nuclear engineer.
He has been praised worldwide for developing the SMB probe to detect heavy water leaks in nuclear power plants.
Syed Amjad Hussain, another Pakistani scientist, invented two surgical devices, a Pleurritoneal shunt and a unique endotracheal tube, which changed the surgical world.
Dr. Hussain is a member of 17 professional organizations, holds ten administrative positions, is a visiting professor at 12 universities worldwide, and is a member of the editorial board of 6 medical journals.