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Botanist Kathleen Beyer discovered the scintillating fact that "plants as well as animals have in their cells bits of living matter known as the sex chromosomes."

Botanist Kathleen Beyer discovered the scintillating fact that "plants as well as animals have in their cells bits of living matter known as the sex chromosomes.

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 hr field work in S-Am when it was "inappropriate" 4 women so

"Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same" ~  Ronald Reagan

Freedom is Never More than One Generation Away from Extinction. We didn't Pass it to Our Children in the Bloodstream. It Must be Fought For, Protected & Handed on, For Them to Do the Same. ❝One of the ❛Good❜ Ones❞ ❧ Ᏸɛçƙƴ ❧

Agnes Robertson Arber FRS (23 February 1879 – 22 March 1960) was a renowned British plant morphologist and anatomist, historian of botany and philosopher of biology. She was born in London but lived most of her life in Cambridge, including the last 51 years of her life. She was the first woman botanist to be elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society (21 March 1946, at the age of 67) and the third woman overall.

Agnes Arber circa Agnes Robertson Arber FRS February 1879 – 22 March was a British plant morphologist and anatomist, historian of botany and philosopher of biology.

Marie Mitchell was the first American woman astronomer.  In 1865, she became the first astronomy professor, male or female, at Vassar College.

Maria Mitchell August American astronomer Maria Mitchell was born who, in by using a telescope, discovered a comet which as a result became known as "M

Catherine Hamlin- Australian OBGYN famous for her work with poor, abandoned Ethiopian women suffering from a devastating childbirth injury, obstetric fistula, which often results in stillbirth & is catastrophic for women, rendering them incontinent. These women are  young, poor & abandoned. She co-founded the Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital with her late husband & pioneered a surgical technique over 40 yrs ago that is still used today. Over 35k patients have benefited from her care which is…

Catherine Hamlin- Australian OBGYN famous for her work with poor, abandoned Ethiopian women suffering from a devastating childbirth injury

I started doing #ScienceSunday as a way to continue the Women's History Month biography project past March. Instead, each week, I showcased a scientist.

#ScienceSunday 2015 Roundup

I started doing as a way to continue the Women's History Month biography project past March. Instead, each week, I showcased a scientist.

She Was Accepted To Medical School As A Goof, But The Joke Was On The Men Who Voted Elizabeth Blackwell In

She Was Accepted To Medical School As A Goof, But The Joke Was On The Men Who Voted Elizabeth Blackwell In

Elizabeth Blackwell, Medical School, Natural Resources, Law Enforcement, Equality, Content, Social Equality

2015 Women's History Month STEM Biography Series Roundup

2015 Women's History Month STEM Biography Series Roundup

2015 Women's History Month STEM Biography Series Roundup - Especially fond of her - foundations of my own science -physics - under pinned by her theories.

SRPS Women in STEM: Carolyn Eisele - mathematics historian | Carolyn Eisele (June 13, 1902 – January 15, 2000) was a mathematician, math educator, and a brilliant math historian, whose greatest contribution to the field was her research on the "mathematical method" devised by 19th century philosopher, mathematician and scientist, Charles Peirce. Through her diligent and detailed study, she brought about a better understanding of his philosophy of pragmatism.

SRPS Women in STEM: Carolyn Eisele - mathematics historian

Icthyologist and Curator at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History, Dr. Carole Baldwin, has publised over 60 scientific articles and discovered new species of fishes in several tropical locations. #Groundbreaker

Icthyologist and Curator at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History, Dr. Carole Baldwin, has publised over 60 scientific articles and discovered new species of fishes in several tropical locations.

Ruchi Sanghvi was 23 years old when she became the first female engineer at Facebook.    She developed the news feed and saw the company grow from a small start-up into the world's biggest social network.

Facebook's first female engineer

25 Powerful Women Engineers - Business Insider - Ruchi Sanghvi, head of operations, Dropbox

Katherine Johnson, NASA mathematician: responsible for the calculations of trajectories that allowed for rocket's safe landings.

Katherine Johnson: NASA scientist and mathematician who calculated orbits for Mercury and Apollo spaceflights, including John Glenn's groundbreaking flight and the 1969 moon mission.

Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin Biochemist Nobel Prize Chemistry X-ray techniques biochemical structures

Women in math and science

For Women's History Month I posted daily biographies of women scientists. In case you couldn't tell by my Women in STEM jewelry series, I'm pretty obsesse

For Women's History Month 2015, I posted daily biographies of women scientists. In case you couldn't tell by my Women in STEM jewelry series, I'm pretty obsesse

2015 Women's History Month STEM Biography Series Roundup

For Women& History Month I posted daily biographies of women scientists. In case you couldn& tell by my Women in STEM jewelry series, I& pretty obsesse

For Women's History Month 2015, I posted daily biographies of women scientists. In case you couldn't tell by my Women in STEM jewelry series, I'm pretty obsesse

2015 Women's History Month STEM Biography Series Roundup

For Women& History Month I posted daily biographies of women scientists. In case you couldn& tell by my Women in STEM jewelry series, I& pretty obsesse

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