Ruth Benerito

Thanks to Andrea Hermann, who suggested this post:

The Washington Post recently had an obituary by Emily Langer for Dr. Ruth Benerito.  Dr. Benerito, an Agriculture Department chemist, was credited with helping create wrinkle-free cotton.  She died Oct. 5 at age 97.

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This picture is credited in the obituary to the Lemelson-MIT Program.

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3 Responses to Ruth Benerito

  1. argylesock says:

    The link’s not working.

  2. argylesock says:

    Reblogged this on Science on the Land and commented:
    argylesock says… Cotton fabrics have been easy-care since before I was born. Thanks, Dr Benerito!

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