Women Denied Scientific Glory

Posted by: Seraya Maouche | Last updated on: 30 June 2016

This page is dedicated to women whose contributions to science have been forgotten.

USA


Dr Nettie Stevens

Dr Nettie Stevens

XY sex-determination system

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France


Dr Marthe Gautier

Dr Marthe Gautier

Discovery of Trisomy 21

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UK


Dr Rosalind Franklin

Dr Rosalind Franklin

Discovery of the molecular structure of nucleic acids (DNA)

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Austria


Lise Meitner

Dr Lise Meitner

Discovery of the nuclear fission of uranium and thorium in December 1938

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Germany


Emmy Noether

Dr Emmy Noether

Contributions to abstract algebra and theoretical physics

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