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Who invented the study of chemistry?
Question Date: 2004-02-06
Answer 1:

Sciences can't really be said to have an inventor; they more evolve. The word 'chemistry' is a modification of the Arabic word 'alchemy', which the Arabs studied during their golden age before Europe had emerged from the Dark Ages. However, the practice of alchemy goes back as far as any civilizations we know (at least as old as Egypt), and almost certainly before that.

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