Discovery of Insulin

Discovery of Insulin

Major Sir Frederick Grant Banting, MC, was born on November 14, 1891, at Alliston, ON. Educated at the Public and High Schools at Alliston, he later went to the University of Toronto to study divinity, but soon transferred to the study of medicine. In 1916 he took his...
First Anti-Gravity Flying Suit

First Anti-Gravity Flying Suit

Professor Wilbur Franks developed the first G-suit used in combat Franks trained in cancer research under Fredrick Banting and took charge of wartime RCAF medical research after Banting’s death. He invented the pressure suit, which allows pilots to carry out...