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John Torrey (August 15, 1796 – March 10, 1873) was an American botanist.  http://biodiversitylibrary.org/creator/280

John Torrey (August 15, 1796 – March 10, 1873) was an American botanist. http://biodiversitylibrary.org/creator/280

Mysterious Underwater Circles Found near Japan - cameras revealed that the culprit was a few-inch long puff fish, creating the sand sculptures by swimming tirelessly and using its single fin.

Mysterious Underwater Circles Found near Japan - cameras revealed that the culprit was a few-inch long puff fish, creating the sand sculptures by swimming tirelessly and using its single fin.

Rosa Smith Eigenmann (October 8, 1858 – January 12, 1947) was the first notable female ichthyologist,the branch of zoology devoted to the study of fish, first publishing in her own right, she later collaborated with her husband Carl H. Eigenmann, and some 150 species of fish are today credited "Eigenmann & Eigenmann" as a result.  http://biodiversitylibrary.org/creator/24232

Rosa Smith Eigenmann (October 8, 1858 – January 12, 1947) was the first notable female ichthyologist,the branch of zoology devoted to the study of fish, first publishing in her own right, she later collaborated with her husband Carl H. Eigenmann, and some 150 species of fish are today credited "Eigenmann & Eigenmann" as a result. http://biodiversitylibrary.org/creator/24232

Anna Botsford Comstock first female professor at Cornell, naturalist, founder of the nature movement #FilmHerStory

Anna Botsford Comstock first female professor at Cornell, naturalist, founder of the nature movement #FilmHerStory

Barbara McClintock (b.1902) was awarded the 1977 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine "for her discovery of mobile genetic elements."  McClintock is the only woman to win an unshared Nobel Prize in the field of Physiology or Medicine.

Barbara McClintock (b.1902) was awarded the 1977 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine "for her discovery of mobile genetic elements." McClintock is the only woman to win an unshared Nobel Prize in the field of Physiology or Medicine.

Ynes Mexia, 19th century, 20th century, Mexican American, Latino/a, biology, botany

Ynes Mexia, 19th century, 20th century, Mexican American, Latino/a, biology, botany

Botanist Mary Agnes Chase funded her own field work in South America when it was considered "inappropriate" for women to do so.

Botanist Mary Agnes Chase funded her own field work in South America when it was considered "inappropriate" for women to do so.

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