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Brittany Wenger, de 17 años, gana el Google Science Fair con una red neuronal que permite diagnosticar cáncer de pecho @pabloromeu #fb

breast cancer

breast cancer

breast cancer

Betty Ford not only founded the Betty Ford Center for substance abuse patients, but was a champion of women's rights, and was a staunch supporter of the proposed Equal Rights Act, passing Roe V. Wade, and of sharing her own struggles with addiction and breast cancer. She used her position as First Lady to show other women that breast cancer was nothing to be ashamed of, and after she discussed her diagnosis, the reported cases of breast cancer skyrocketed. She was a powerful force for good.

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A great woman…

There is another pin about Levi-Montalcini on this board. Both worth reading about this amazing woman. S

Sally Ride (First American Woman in space) has died after a 17-month long battle against pancreatic cancer. She became a household name after her historic flight on Space Shuttle Challenger in 1983.

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34 American Lady Scientists Who Changed The World

Mildred Adams Fenton (1899–1995) trained in paleontology and geology at the University of Iowa. She and her husband, Carroll Lane Fenton, wrote dozens of science books together. | 34 American Lady Scientists Who Changed The World

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Minimalist Posters Celebrating Six Pioneering Women in Science

WOMEN IN SCIENCE: Minimalist Posters Celebrating Six Pioneering Women in Science | Brain Pickings...naming one of my future children after Rosalind

Scientist Rosalind Franklin made the first clear X-ray images of DNA’s structure. Her work was described as the most beautiful X-ray photographs ever taken. Franklin’s ‘Photo 51’ informed Crick and Watson of DNA’s double helix structure for which they were awarded a Nobel Prize. Franklin died of ovarian cancer in 1958, aged 37, her contribution to DNA’s discovery story unacknowledged.

Our new infographic on the global domestic violence crisis and what you can do to help. Did you know that violence is a bigger threat to the health of women ages 15-49 than cancer, malaria and traffic addicts combined.

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Artist Celebrates Women in Science with Whimsical Drawings

Artist Celebrates Women in Science with Whimsical Drawings - My Modern Met