7 women scientists who defied the odds and changed science forever

3/8/2021 8:26:00 AM

7 women scientists who defied the odds and changed science forever

Tech & Science, International Women's Day

7 women scientists who defied the odds and changed science forever

To mark International Women's Day , we take a look at a handful of female scientists who have made the world a better place.

Rachel Louise Carson pictured at around age 55 in 1961., which laid bare the harm caused by pesticides."Carson's legacy encourages us all to recognize that we can have profound and deleterious impacts on the global environment, a recognition that singularly rings true today as we work to combat global climate change. Carson's work equally reminds us to recognize the beauty that exists in the world around us, and that preserving nature is indeed worth fighting for."

In 2015, Tu won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for her work on the creation of an anti-malaria medicine, despite not having a doctorate or medical degree. She has also never worked overseas, earning her the nickname"three noes" in China. Her win made her the first person from mainland China to be awarded a Nobel Prize for science.

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