People of Science

 

Jane Goodall

Jane Goodall - british researcher, primatologist, or an expert in the field of primates, who for years observed Chimpanzees in their natural environment, which revealed many relationships and similarities between humans and chimpanzees....

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Helena Rasiowa

Helena Rasiowa - the most outstanding Polish mathematician, co-creator of the Rasiowa-Sikorski theoretical axiom used in the set theory. As a professor at the University of Warsaw, Rasiowa dealt with logic, algebra, set theory and...

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Alice Ball

Alice Ball, amerykanka, chemiczka i farmaceutka. Badaczka przyczyniła się ogromnie do walki z trądem, znalazła sposób iniekcyjny podania oleju czaulmugrowego. Pierwotnie olej przypomina miód, więc nie nadaje się do podania w zastrzyku, a...

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Mary Putnam Jacobi

Mary Putnam Jacobi, of American descent, was the first woman to study medicine at the University of Paris. She also obtained a doctor's degree from a university in the United States. It was she who took up the gauntlet thrown by Professor...

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Rita Levi-Montalcini

Rita Levi-Montalcini, Italian, a wonderful representative of the fair sex - a doctor, embryologist and neurologist. She started her scientific work after the war. Apart from the difficulties arising from the very fact of being a woman...

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Rosalyn Sussman Yalow

Rosalyn Sussman Yalow is one of the extraordinary ladies - an American physicist and Nobel Prize winner. She was not afraid of such minor inconveniences as the lack of laboratory space to work with radioisotopes. She got it from the broom...

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