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Elizabeth Caroline Crosby (1888-1983), sitting in lab with microscope by Smithsonian Institution, via Flickr

Elizabeth Caroline Crosby won the National Medal of Science in 1979 for her work on the human brain. Applauded by Andrea Beaty, author of Rosie Revere Engineer.

Women in Science – 51 Historical Vintage Pictures of American Female Scientists at Work  http://www.vintag.es/2016/03/women-in-science-51-historical-vintage.html

vintage everyday: Women in Science – 51 Historical Vintage Pictures of American Female Scientists at Work

"Jane Blankenship was the face of a campaign to encourage more women to become scientists in the United States during the Cold War.

Isabella Gordon (1901-1988) by Smithsonian Institution, via Flickr

For nearly 40 years, Isabella Gordon headed the Crustacea Section at the British Museum.

Women in Science – 51 Historical Vintage Pictures of American Female Scientists at Work

In celebration of Women's History Month, the Smithsonian is sharing photos of women in science. This is Jacqueline L. Schroedter, an aerospace engineer at Lockheed Missiles,

Temple Grandin was diagnosed with autism when she was not able to speak at age 3. Although her parents were urged to send her to an institution, they refused, and instead sent her to a private school where her high IQ was nurtured. She has taught at Colorado State University since 1990. While in high school she created a 'squeeze machine' which has since been fine-tuned and is used both for autistic children and adults, as a way of relieving high anxiety. She has also written several books

Temple Grandin was diagnosed with autism when she was not able to speak at age 3. Although her parents were urged to send her to an institution, they refused, and instead sent her to a private school where her high IQ was nurtured. She has taught at Colorado State University since 1990. While in high school she created a 'squeeze machine' which has since been fine-tuned and is used both for autistic children and adults, as a way of relieving high anxiety. She has also written several books

cologist Alma Whiffen Barksdale (1916-1981) in 27, Oct. 1948

Alma Whiffen Barksdale worked as a mycologist at The Upjohn Company, where she discovered cycloheximide, an anti-fungal agent widely used on golf courses and cherry orchards. Applauded by Andrea Beaty, author of Rosie Revere Engineer.

Doris Mabel Cochran (left), herpetologist, was the first female curator for the Division of Reptiles and Amphibians at the Smithsonian. Doris Holmes Blake (right), was a coleopterist (scholar of beetles) and scientific illustrator. They were friends and colleagues, and published over 175 scientific papers between them. http://thescienceofreality.tumblr.com/post/62280071372/smithsonian-women-in-science-wednesday-doris

Women in Science Wednesday! Doris Mabel Cochran (left), herpetologist, was the first female curator for the Division of Reptiles and Amphibians at the Smithsonian. Doris Holmes Blake (right), was a.

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