FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | February 02, 2015
Three amazing women scientists you’ve never heard of (video)
WASHINGTON, Feb. 2, 2015 — One saved the U.S. space program, another invented a better treatment for leprosy, and a third spawned an industry in the American Midwest. Mary Sherman Morgan, Alice Ball and Rachel Lloyd all had amazing accomplishments in chemistry, but their work was nearly lost to history. This week, Reactions celebrates these unsung women with a new episode of our sub-series, “Legends of Chemistry.” Check out the video here: http://youtu.be/KFfdaWHRwTk.
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