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Alcohol and Breastmilk.

Tanya Cassidy.  “Herself”.   My better half.  This week she is Marie-Sklodowska-Curie Fellow of the Week.  This week is “Tanya Cassidy Week”.

Find our more about her work here… 409 more words

Marie Curie’s notebooks are still radioactive

I recently learned that some of Marie Curie’s notebooks are still radioactive. Researchers wishing to view them must sign a disclaimer.

Many people know that Marie Curie won a Nobel prize for her pioneering research on radioactivity. 152 more words

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Today's doodle

The prompt was ‘cracked glass’ which got me thinking about beakers and lab equipment. Not sure why… but that is the way my mind went. So I started thinking  about all the people who had been medical pioneers. 63 more words


“I am among those who think that science has great beauty. A scientist in his laboratory is not only a technician: he is also a child placed before natural phenomena which impress him like a fairy tale.

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The Monthly Scientist: Miss August

Hello, this year is disappearing so fast! Today we’re celebrating a fantastic scientist, without her research we might not know as much about cancer as we do today. 257 more words


Marie Curie – New Material Uncovered in IET Archives

The above image is a photograph of a portrait of Marie Curie possibly taken in the early 1930s. This photograph used to sit in the office of Dame Caroline Haslett alongside other photographs and documents that were particularly special to Dame Caroline such as photographs of Viscountess Astor, Sir Vincent and Lady de Ferranti and a photograph of the Women’s Engineering Society’s 21st birthday celebration lunch of 1940. 1,107 more words


28 Nikola Tesla quotes to make you think

Nikola Tesla is often called the man who invented the 20th century, and there are lots of good reasons for that. He has become as famous, although at a later point, as many of his contemporaries, like Marie Curie and Albert Einstein. 1,146 more words