Monthly Archives: October 2013

Melba Roy Mouton

Thanks to the Women Rock Science tumblr for the Oct 3, 2013  post about Melba Roy Moulton. The post includes the above photo (I believe the source is the NASA archives) of Moulton, who served as Assistant Chief of Research … Continue reading

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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. … Continue reading

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