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Throw Back Thursday: 112 years ago today Marie Curie announces her discovery of Radium

Marie Curie (Maria Sklodowska-Curie) was the first person in history to obtain two Nobel Prizes in different areas of science (physics and chemistry). Born in Warsaw, Poland, Marie Curie was the first woman appointed to teach at La Sorbonne (University of Paris) and the first woman in France to achieve her doctoral degree. 423 more words


Curious about ideas

Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.

~ Marie Curie


"Fear Will Be Your Ememy"

We tend to do that. To hate what we don’t understand.

It starts with fear.

We fear what we don’t understand. So…

We criticize it. 524 more words

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Shout it from the Mountaintop: June 12, 2015

“Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.” – Marie Curie

Shout It From The Mountaintop

Distractingly sexy!


Once upon a time, there was a scientist who lived in England. The name of this scientist was Tim Hunt and in 2001 he won a Nobel Prize for discovering protein molecules that control the division of cells, which contributed a lot to cancer treatment medicine. 977 more words


Poem: Pockets of Radium

mutual interest, mutual passion;

long bicycle trips,

meagre resources,

defined an international standard.

criticised: foreigner, atheist, woman –

prevented from speaking.

the ancient assumption,

a difficult struggle to get ahead; 64 more words

Inspirational Women

What is my research about?

The acronym of my project is CHONDRION – Chondrocyte ion channel function and regulation in health and disease

Osteoarthritis (OA) is one of the ten most disabling musculoskeletal conditions in developed countries. 508 more words

Marie Curie