For a guy who didn’t do well in any classes, Lowell Wood has certainly done well in breaking down stereotypical notions of intelligence and innovation. From often receiving the lowest score on exams, this guy went on to becoming an astrophysicist, a self-trained paleontologist and computer scientist, and, as of a few months ago, the most prolific inventor in U.S. history. Breaking Thomas Edison’s record that stood until July 7, 2015, Wood received U.S. Patent No. 9,075,906 for “Medical support system including medical equipment case.”
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