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Women In Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World

Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World

Rachel Ignotofsky

“It’s a scientific fact: Women rock!

A charmingly illustrated and educational book, Women in Science highlights the contributions of fifty notable women to the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) from the ancient to the modern world. 258 more words

2016 Reviews

Balance/ choices

On this year’s National Women’s Day, I really wanted to blog about work-life-balance in academia. But it was a public holiday and I had to play with my 1-year old son most of the day. 577 more words


Ida Henrietta Hyde

Ida Henrietta Hyde was an American physiologist who invented the microelectrode in the 1930s. She was also the first woman to graduate from the University of Heidelberg in 1896, to do research at the Harvard Medical School (in the Department of Physiology), and to be elected to the American Physiology Society. 50 more words


The results are in, and the data has been crunched for the very first Census of Brickford.

A Census is a count of the population on a single date, giving a snapshot of those who are present in a place at any one time. 136 more words

Mayor Hibbert

Reading town centre to host Speaker's Corner style science talks

An advert for Soapbox Science on getreading.co.uk

Take a look at some of these fascinating facts you could learn about at the Reading town centre event… 511 more words

In English

A Tribute to Women in Science

Women in Science – 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World by Rachel Ignotofky (Ten Speed Press, 2016) is a book that is so beautifully illustrated you will have to read it multiple times to see all of the intricate details.   425 more words

Reading & Books

Hazel Bishop

Today’s woman of science is Hazel Gladys Bishop, born August 17, 1906. She was an American chemist and cosmetic executive who, in 1949, invented non-smear, kissproof lipstick. 48 more words