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Esther Lederberg

Thank you to @GIST_IPA, the International and Public Affairs team at the Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST) in South Korea,  for calling attention my attention to this BBC article, by Jawad Iqbal entitled “The women whom science forgot.” … Continue reading

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Elsie Carpenter

Biologist Cathy McFadden submitted this post about her grandmother, Elsie Carpenter. My grandmother graduated from Radcliffe in the 1920s with a degree in biology.  While there she met my grandfather, who was a PhD student in biology at Harvard and … Continue reading

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Hannah Green Sutton

Linda Green, a mathematician, shared this post from her mother, Hannah Green Sutton: I graduated from Carnegie Institute of Technology (now Carnegie Mellon University) in 1957 with a BS in chemistry. My father, who had a PhD in chemistry, encouraged … Continue reading

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Dixie Swift

Dixie is featured in our banner giving a tour to some lucky folks at the La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles.  Her daughter, Allegra, contributed this piece: My mom, Dixie Swift, would not describe herself as a scientist, though … Continue reading

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