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X-Ray on Automobiles

Two time Nobel Prize winner Marie Curie invented a mobile X-ray mounted on automobiles, nicknamed the ‘little Curie’ for use during World War I. The X-ray was used to identify the location of shrapnel and bullets on injured soldiers near the front lines and is credited with being used on around 1 million soldiers during the war and saving countless lives.

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