Boris Zhitkov:
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Boris Stepanovich Zhitkov (Бори́с Степа́нович Житко́в b.1882 d. 1938) was a Russian author born in Novgorod. His fiction is enlivened by his many life experiences; he was a common sailor and eventually a ship's captain, a scientist, an explorer, a metal worker, a ship building engineer and physics teacher.

Most of his published work was for children.

Invention/Technology Source Work (Publication Date)

Mechanical replica of hands, that mimic the movements of actual human hands.

Microhands (Микроруки) (1931)

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