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Marion Donovan: Eldobható pelenkák A Saks Fifth Avenue-n debütált 1949-ben Donovan első sikeres találmánya, a “Boaters”. Egy egy vízálló baba pelenka borítás volt, amely megakadályozta a pelenka kiütést. Ezt megelőzően a gyártók nem tudták kikísérletezni ezt a fontos réteget, ezért elővette találékony szellemét, és megalkotta Ő maga az eldobható pelenkát. A piacra dobása után, 1951-ben eladta a jogokat a Keko Corporationsnak. Összesen 20 szabadalmat szerzett élete során, és egy építészeti…

Marion Donovan, 1949 -- inventor of disposable diapers .

Lisa Meitner was an Austrian physicist who worked on radioactivity and nuclear physics. She was part of the team that discovered nuclear fission, an achievement for which her colleague Otto Hahn was awarded the Nobel Prize. #feelaustria

7 Unknown Women Scientists Who Changed Your Understanding Of Reality

Lise Meitner was an Austrian physicist who worked on radioactivity and nuclear physics. Meitner was part of the team that discovered nuclear fission, an achievement for which her colleague Otto Hahn was awarded the Nobel Prize

Nancy Wake "the white mouse" the SS most wanted woman and one of the greatest heroines of WW2

Resistance heroine who led 7,000 men against the Nazis

Nancy Wake, ‘White Mouse’ of World War II. The Gestapo called her “The White Mouse” for the way she deftly avoided their traps. Nancy Wake, was one of the most effective and cunning British agents working in German-occupied France during World War II.

I started doing #ScienceSunday as a way to continue the Women's History Month biography project past March. Instead, each week, I showcased a scientist.

#ScienceSunday 2015 Roundup

I started doing #ScienceSunday as a way to continue the Women's History Month biography project past March. Instead, each week, I showcased a scientist.

The Tragic Life of Clara Immerwahr - First German woman to earn a PH.D. in Chemistry, who killed herself in protest over her husband's use of chlorine gas against the Allies in WWI.

Clara Immerwahr - one of the first women to get her PhD in Chemistry in graduated magna cum laude. Committed suicide with a pistol after her husband Fritz Haber, himself a chemical genius, unleashed the use of chemical weapons on the world in WWI.

Gerty Cori: 1896-1957; Gerty Cori was an American biochemist who became the third woman—and first American woman—to win a Nobel Prize in science, and the first woman to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.

Gerty Radnizt Cori Nobel prize winning biochemist for the discovery of "the course of the catalytic conversion of glycogen). Shared the Nobel with Carl Cori.

Girls Grow Up Strong: Eva Crane (June 12, 1912 – September 6, 2007)

Girls Grow Up Strong: Eva Crane (June 1912 – September

Girls Grow Up Strong: Marian Wright Edelman (born June Present).

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Black and white photograph of Victoria Woodhull.

Girls Grow Up Strong: Florence Bascom (July 14, 1862 – June 18, 1945)

Girls Grow Up Strong: Florence Bascom (July 1862 – June

Girls Grow Up Strong: Indira Gandhi (November

Marie Tepe or "French Mary" served  with the 114th Pennsylvania Volunteers (Collis' Zouaves) during the American Civil War. A French immigrant, she married a Philadelphia tailor and followed him into the army when he enlisted in the 27th Pennsylvania Volunteers. Later she joined Collis' Zouaves and saw out the war with that regiment. She received a bullet wound to the ankle. For her bravery she received the coveted Kearny Cross.

MARIE TEPE aka "French Mary" (served with the Pennsylvania Volunteers during the Civil War, received a bullet wound to the ankle, received the coveted Kearny Cross for her bravery)

Girls Grow Up Strong: Juliana Rotich

Juliana Rotich is Executive Director and co- founder of Ushahidi Inc, a non-profit tech company, born in Africa, which specializes in de.

Elizabeth Blackwell  graduated on January 23, 1849 to become the first female doctor in history. After being rejected by nineteen medical schools but was finally accepted by Geneva Medical College.

Elizabeth Blackwell: First Woman Physician

FIRST FEMALE DOCTOR Elizabeth Blackwell was rejected by medical schools but was finally accepted by Geneva Medical College in NY. She graduated on January 1849 to become the first female doctor in history.

March, 1962 Good Housekeeping Magazine

March, 1962 Good Housekeeping Magazine

Mary Sherman Morgan (1921–2004) was a rocket scientist (!). She invented the liquid fuel Hydyne in 1957, which went on to power the U.S.’s Jupiter-C rocket.

34 American Lady Scientists Who Changed The World

Mary Sherman Morgan America’s first female rocket scientist, credited with the invention of the liquid fuel Hydyne in which powered the Jupiter-C rocket that boosted the United States' first satellite, Explorer

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