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Remarkable minds : seventeen more pioneering women in science and medicine /

by Noyce, Pendred.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Boston, Massachusetts : Tumblehome Learning, Inc., [2015]Description: 183 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm.ISBN: 9780990782902; 0990782905.Other Title: Seventeen more pioneering women in science and medicine.Subject(s): Women in medicine -- Juvenile literature | Women in science -- Juvenile literature | Women medical scientists -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Women scientists -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Contents:
Fire and living force : Émilie du Châtelet -- Reluctant prodigy : Maria Gaetana Agnesi -- Flesh and bones : Marie-Geneviève-Charlotte Thiroux d'Arconville -- The shimmering cloth : Elizabeth Fulhame -- Numbers and vibrating plates : Sophie Germain -- Electrical suffragette : Hertha Ayrton -- Anatomical researcher : Florence Rena Sabin -- Starburst traces of cosmic rays : Marietta Blau -- Energy cycle : Gerty Cori -- Artificial radiation : Irène Joliot-Curie -- Saving blue babies : Helen Taussig -- What stars are made of : Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin -- Nuclear shell model : Maria Goeppert Mayer -- Nerve growth factor : Rita Levi-Montalcini -- Chemotherapy pioneer : Jane Cooke Wright -- From charcoal to viruses : Rosalind E. Franklin -- Antibodies for diagnosis : Rosalyn Sussman Yalow
Awards: Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12, 2016Summary: " ... Presents the stories of seventeen women of science working in seven countries over a timespan of more than three centuries. From a scandalous French noblewoman who introduced Newton's ideas to France to the African American granddaughter of slaves who pioneered the field of chemotherapy, from a mathematical prodigy who retired from the world to practice charity to the daughter of a Nobel laureate determined to follow in her mother's footsteps, this book portrays women of strong personality who defied stereotypes and found their own way" -- Front jacket flap List(s) this item appears in: CTY SCIENCES 2017
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Fire and living force : Émilie du Châtelet -- Reluctant prodigy : Maria Gaetana Agnesi -- Flesh and bones : Marie-Geneviève-Charlotte Thiroux d'Arconville -- The shimmering cloth : Elizabeth Fulhame -- Numbers and vibrating plates : Sophie Germain -- Electrical suffragette : Hertha Ayrton -- Anatomical researcher : Florence Rena Sabin -- Starburst traces of cosmic rays : Marietta Blau -- Energy cycle : Gerty Cori -- Artificial radiation : Irène Joliot-Curie -- Saving blue babies : Helen Taussig -- What stars are made of : Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin -- Nuclear shell model : Maria Goeppert Mayer -- Nerve growth factor : Rita Levi-Montalcini -- Chemotherapy pioneer : Jane Cooke Wright -- From charcoal to viruses : Rosalind E. Franklin -- Antibodies for diagnosis : Rosalyn Sussman Yalow

" ... Presents the stories of seventeen women of science working in seven countries over a timespan of more than three centuries. From a scandalous French noblewoman who introduced Newton's ideas to France to the African American granddaughter of slaves who pioneered the field of chemotherapy, from a mathematical prodigy who retired from the world to practice charity to the daughter of a Nobel laureate determined to follow in her mother's footsteps, this book portrays women of strong personality who defied stereotypes and found their own way" -- Front jacket flap

Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12, 2016

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