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Offline Dr.Rubzee

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« Reply #25 on: 03/11/2010 19:22:19 »
Marie Curie polish born cancer reasearcher who won a nobel prize in Physics
 

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« Reply #26 on: 04/11/2010 11:56:16 »
Marie Curie also won a Nobel in Chemisty - which puts her into a very select group.  I think only Linus Pauling has also won Nobels in different fields.  Her husband shared her Physics, her daughter and son in law shared a Chemistry Nobel and her other son in law accepted the Nobel Peace Prize as head of Unicef - quite a bright family overall.
 

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« Reply #27 on: 05/11/2010 11:20:57 »
I was inspired by this thread to write about several famous female scientists:
Rosalind Frankin: http://www.labnews.co.uk/laboratory_article.php/5828/5/rosalind-franklin-%E2%80%93-forgotten-scientist [nofollow]

and Marie Curie: http://www.labnews.co.uk/laboratory_article.php/5945/5/radioactivity-and-the-woman-who-discovered-it [nofollow]

I was quite disgusted by research from the Royal Society that the majority of the British public couldn't name a famous female scientist http://royalsociety.org/Scientists-trump-popstars-as-role-models-for-girls/ [nofollow]

I may borrow a few other suggestions for other inspirational female scientists for more in the series!
 

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« Reply #28 on: 28/12/2010 11:38:06 »
Very informative , I love to read great womens
 

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« Reply #29 on: 12/04/2011 05:15:30 »
Barbara McClintock (1902 - 1992).
United States botanist and geneticist best known for the discovery of 'jumping genes', mobile genetic elements (transposons) that move along a chromosome and exert control over its genes. Awarded 1983 Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine. She's one of them.
 

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« Reply #30 on: 21/12/2011 23:20:17 »
My professor Josette Biyo was honored by Intel as a planet was named after her---Asteroid Biyo.  She won the Intel Excellence Award. She used to teach Biology and now she is the Director of Philippine Science HIgh School-Western Visayas Campus.
 

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