2011 Innovation Poll Results

Please see below for the results to our 2011 Innovation Poll:
 

Which of the following is the greatest innovation in medicine within the last 200 years?

  • The invention of the x-ray machine : 5%
  • The invention of penicillin – "the first miracle drug" : 71%
  • The polio vaccine : 13%
  • Mapping the human genome : 11%
     

Which of these high technology innovators has had the most significant impact on everyday life?

  • Bill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft : 16%
  • Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web : 62%
  • Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple : 18%
  • Mark Zuckerberg, co-founder of Facebook : 4%
     

TIME Magazine recently listed the 50 Best Inventions of 2011. Which of these innovations is destined to be the most significant 'Game Changer'?

  • WIFI Network: created by implanting electronics into ordinary light bulbs : 51%
  • Curiosity: NASA's newest Mars rover powered by a radioisotope generator that uses radioactive decay to produce heat and electricity : 20%
  • The Surveillance Hummingbird: a tiny flying remote control surveillance device that records both audio and video : 22%
  • Clothes Made from Milk: using a material made from sour milk, protein fibers are extracted and spun into yarn : 7%
     

Which of the following innovators would make the most interesting lunch companion?

  • Galileo Galilei : 29%
  • Isaac Newton : 16%
  • Albert Einstein : 36%
  • Marie Curie : 19%
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Please see below for the results to our 2011 Innovation Poll:
 

Which of the following is the greatest innovation in medicine within the last 200 years?

  • The invention of the x-ray machine : 5%
  • The invention of penicillin – "the first miracle drug" : 71%
  • The polio vaccine : 13%
  • Mapping the human genome : 11%
     

Which of these high technology innovators has had the most significant impact on everyday life?

  • Bill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft : 16%
  • Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web : 62%
  • Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple : 18%
  • Mark Zuckerberg, co-founder of Facebook : 4%
     

TIME Magazine recently listed the 50 Best Inventions of 2011. Which of these innovations is destined to be the most significant 'Game Changer'?

  • WIFI Network: created by implanting electronics into ordinary light bulbs : 51%
  • Curiosity: NASA's newest Mars rover powered by a radioisotope generator that uses radioactive decay to produce heat and electricity : 20%
  • The Surveillance Hummingbird: a tiny flying remote control surveillance device that records both audio and video : 22%
  • Clothes Made from Milk: using a material made from sour milk, protein fibers are extracted and spun into yarn : 7%
     

Which of the following innovators would make the most interesting lunch companion?

  • Galileo Galilei : 29%
  • Isaac Newton : 16%
  • Albert Einstein : 36%
  • Marie Curie : 19%

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