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Science and Technology in the 1920’s

The Roaring Twenties was a decade full of advances in many aspects. A big part of these advances were scientifically and technologically related. Medicine went through revolutionary changes during these years, so did electrification and cars. Some new inventions also became popular very quickly such as Broadcasts. Throughout the 1920’s there were different medical discoveries. A new type of drug to fight infections and viruses was discovered called the sulfanilamide drug. This drug and its different derivatives were known as Sulfa drugs. Sulfanilamide was tested on mice first, and because of it success, it was tried on a baby dying from an infection, obtaining positive results. These drugs became very popular and useful, along with the recently discovered antibacterial drugs….