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The Unsung Heroines of Science

In a time we celebrate women and their incredible achievements in every field there is, I feel we should take some time to celebrate the women who have made startling discoveries but have gone without recognition. 3,788 more words


Part 3A- The DNA

This chapter is enhanced when accompanied by the following song:

 Oh So Quiet (Björk, 1995)


TRANSCRIPT: Dr. David Sweet explaining the DNA profiles during the task force visit to look at the… 17 more words

True Crime

Voices United in Liberty: Young Women of Color in the American Educational System

The American narrative story is one that is always inherently at odds with itself, constantly rewriting it pages as it struggles to make real the stated values and highest ideals of Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness. 2,120 more words

Badass Women: Scientists

On Christmas day, the Emmy-nominated film, Hidden Figures, was released and is now leading in box-office sales, even overtaking Rogue One. While I have yet to see the film, it has already inspired me, and it moves me that in a time when gender politics are at one of the highest points of tension in our country, we are still praising all of the work of the strong, capable women that came before us. 1,059 more words


Photograph 51 named Critics' Picks at PerformInk KC

Abigail Trabue, the managing editor of PerformInk KC, has named the MET’s Photograph 51 her Critics’ Pick.  Come see the show while you still can and see what the critics are raving about!   238 more words


Life Story: Solving the structure of DNA

Broadcaster: BBC4

Year: 2004
(originally broadcast 1987 on BBC2)

Genre: Dramatisation

Length: 01:46:24

URL: https://learningonscreen.ac.uk/ondemand/index.php/clip/30025
In the late 1980s, Horizon, the BBC’s flagship science series, took the unusual step of producing a feature length retelling of the events of 1951-52 leading to James Watson and Francis Crick solving the structure of DNA. 131 more words



Rosalind Elise Franklin was an English chemist and X-ray crystallographer who made contributions to the understanding of the molecular structures of DNA, RNA, viruses, coal, and graphite. 165 more words