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Happy 90th Birthday to diagnostic chemistry pioneer and 2000 National Inventors Hall of Fame inductee, Helen Free!

Happy 90th Birthday to diagnostic chemistry pioneer and 2000 National Inventors Hall of Fame inductee, Helen Free!

Margaret Sanger~"No woman can call herself free who does not have control of her own body". A true hero to women.

Margaret Sanger~"No woman can call herself free who does not have control of her own body". A true hero to women.

Women in Science Wednesday! Mary Elizabeth Bennett Ritter (1860-1949) was a physician one of the founders of the Science Service organization. #Groundbreaker

Women in Science Wednesday! Mary Elizabeth Bennett Ritter (1860-1949) was a physician one of the founders of the Science Service organization. #Groundbreaker

Grace Murray Hopper (1906-1992) US Mathematician and Computer Technologist who joined the navy during World War II, where she became the first female Rear Admiral. She was one of the first programmers of the Harvard Mark I calculator, and she developed the first compiler for a computer programming language.    She is sometimes referred to as "Amazing Grace". In 1996, the US USS Hopper was launched and nicknamed Amazing Grace, one of the few U.S. military vessels named after a woman.

Grace Murray Hopper (1906-1992) US Mathematician and Computer Technologist who joined the navy during World War II, where she became the first female Rear Admiral. She was one of the first programmers of the Harvard Mark I calculator, and she developed the first compiler for a computer programming language. She is sometimes referred to as "Amazing Grace". In 1996, the US USS Hopper was launched and nicknamed Amazing Grace, one of the few U.S. military vessels named after a woman.

Women in Science Wednesday! Mechanical engineer Alfred E. Gibson (b. 1883?) and his wife (unknown!) received an award from the James F. Lincoln Arc Welding Foundation recognizing their scientific contributions to arc welding. #Groundbreaker

Women in Science Wednesday! Mechanical engineer Alfred E. Gibson (b. 1883?) and his wife (unknown!) received an award from the James F. Lincoln Arc Welding Foundation recognizing their scientific contributions to arc welding. #Groundbreaker

In 1948, Elizabeth Lee Hazen and Rachel Fuller Brown teamed up to develop nystatin, the first non-toxic drug treatment for fungal infections in humans. Hazen and Brown were doing research for the Division of Laboratories and Research of the New York State Department of Health, when Hazen found a promising micro-organism in the soil of a friend's dairy farm. She named it Streptomyces noursei, after William Nourse, the farm's owner.

In 1948, Elizabeth Lee Hazen and Rachel Fuller Brown teamed up to develop nystatin, the first non-toxic drug treatment for fungal infections in humans. Hazen and Brown were doing research for the Division of Laboratories and Research of the New York State Department of Health, when Hazen found a promising micro-organism in the soil of a friend's dairy farm. She named it Streptomyces noursei, after William Nourse, the farm's owner.

Physicist Irène Joliot-Curie (1897-1956) was jointly awarded the Nobel Prize for Chemistry with her husband Frédéric Joliot (1900-1958) for the discovery of artificial radioactivity. #Groundbreaker

Physicist Irène Joliot-Curie (1897-1956) was jointly awarded the Nobel Prize for Chemistry with her husband Frédéric Joliot (1900-1958) for the discovery of artificial radioactivity. #Groundbreaker

Women in Science Wednesday! Marjorie Van de Water (1900-1962) won several journalism awards for diligent coverage of advances psychology and sociology. #Groundbreaker

Women in Science Wednesday! Marjorie Van de Water (1900-1962) won several journalism awards for diligent coverage of advances psychology and sociology. #Groundbreaker

Jean E. Sammet, IBM computer languages FORMAC and COBOL, 1st woman ACM President 1974, ACM Fellow 1994

Jean E. Sammet, IBM computer languages FORMAC and COBOL, 1st woman ACM President 1974, ACM Fellow 1994

A Conversation With Jane Goodall - 50 Years of Chimpanzees - NYTimes.com

50 Years of Chimpanzees

A Conversation With Jane Goodall - 50 Years of Chimpanzees - NYTimes.com

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