Hemos from the looking-back-over-the-years dept.
sandman935 writes "The editors at Scientific American have a wrap up of the important discoveries in the year 2000. It's a good read." It covers the gamut from the Golden Rice, Gecko's Toes, DNA Microarrays, and the new extra-solar system planets.
In 1750 Issac Newton became discouraged when he fell up a flight of stairs.