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List of Swiss inventions and discoveries

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List of Swiss inventions and discoveries

The following list is composed of items, techniques and processes that were invented by or discovered by people from Switzerland.


  • Biology and Ecology 1
  • Chemistry 2
  • Clothes and Fashion 3
  • Computing 4
  • Cuisine 5
  • Economics 6
  • Medicine 7
  • Military 8
  • Physics 9
  • Religion and Ethics 10
  • Sports 11
  • Transportation 12
  • Miscellaneous 13
  • See also 14
  • References 15

Biology and Ecology

DNA structure


Cellophane bag

Clothes and Fashion

  • George de Mestral



Dry muesli mix, served with milk




Victorinox "Huntsman" Swiss Army knife


Religion and Ethics


The Swiss bobsleigh team from Davos, ca. 1910



See also


  1. ^ EarlyHistory. Retrieved on 30 May 2013.
  2. ^ Dahm, R (Jan 2008). "Discovering DNA: Friedrich Miesc research". Human Genetics 122 (6): 565–81.  
  3. ^ Mary Bellis (2012-04-09). "Charles Martin Hall - The History of Aluminum". Retrieved 2012-12-28. 
  4. ^ "Computer mouse inventor dies in Vaud".  
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