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Subject:  Re: FOX "News" Knows Wazzup Date:  10/31/2013  10:36 PM
Author:  jerryab2 Number:  703474 of 743932

And when was the last time you heard of a transistor being invented there, a new cure for a disease coming from there (since Pasteur over 150 years ago)? Or a new drug? Or even a medical procedure? or a medical device or machine like a CAT scanner or MRI?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_French_inventions_and_d...

Much of the new stuff is just refinements of old stuff--not truly "new and novel".

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