Science and technology are often considered to be the forte of men. Nevertheless, the contribution of women to the progress of these areas cannot be disregarded. There have been numerous gifted and far-famed women scientists in history who made crucial discoveries and inventions in the world of science.
Today on our Science Blog, we’ll take a look at some of the most famous women scientists and their achievements.
1- MARIE CURIE
Polish-born French physicist and chemist best known for her contributions to radioactivity.
2- JANE GOODALL
British primatologist and ethologist, widely considered to be the world’s foremost expert on chimpanzees.
3- MARIA MAYER
German-born American physicist who received Nobel Prize for suggesting the nuclear shell model of the atomic nucleus.
4- RACHEL CARSON
American marine biologist and conservationist whose work revolutionzied the global environmental movement.
5- ROSALIND FRANKLIN
British biophysicist best known for her work on the molecular structures of coal and graphite, and X-ray diffraction.
6- BARBARA MCCLINTOCK
American scientist and cytogeneticist who received Nobel Prize in 1983 for the discovery of genetic transposition.
7- RITA LEVI-MONTALCINI
Italian neurologist who received Nobel Prize in 1986 for the discovery of Nerve growth factor (NGF).
8- GERTRUDE ELION
American biochemist and pharmacologist who received the 1988 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.
9- ELIZABETH BLACKWELL
American physician who was the first woman to become a medical doctor in the United States.
10- CHRISTIANE NUSSLEIN-VOLHARD
German biologist who received the Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research in 1991.
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I think this website was very helpful for my homework. Thank you!!! But, like Anna said, I would like a little more information on each lady. Thanks again.
marie curie is the best female scientist there ever was and deserves even more credit than any other scientist alive
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i like the women sceintist
very smart people:)
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was it difficult to be a scientist?