November 20, 2020: Which group of people invented rubber in 1600 BC?

The Olmecs, an indigenous tribe in what is now southern Mexico, invented rubber in 1600 BC. It was not until more than 3,000 years later that Charles Goodyear invented a process called vulcanization that made rubber commercially available.

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