People of Science

 

Virginia Apgar

Most of us have heard about the Apgar scale, especially moms, but do you know who started it? About this in today's entry in the Women in Science series! We are talking about Virgini Apgar, one of the first female medics who chose the...

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Elsie Widdowson

Today we decided to introduce you to another lady from the Women in Science series - Elsie Widdowson, British woman who was a dietitian. She mainly dealt with food analysis. She checked the composition of products - fruit, vegetables,...

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Gertrude Elion

Today, another remarkable woman in the series Women in Science - Gertrude Elion, American, biochemist. From the beginning, life did not spoil her - a series of traumatic experiences in the form of losing many loved ones due to diseases...

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May-Britt Moser

Today we come with another post from the Women in Science series. Another Nobel laureate, a Norwegian woman, Ms May-Britt Mose, is on the wallpaper. She was awarded, together with her husband Edvard, in 2014 by the Karolinska Institute...

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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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