Rosalyn Sussman Yalow (1921-2011) estudió Física e ingresó al Servicio de Medicina Nuclear del Hospital de Veteranos del Bronx. En 1977 se hizo acreedora, junto a R. Guillemin y A.V. Schally, del Nobel de Medicina por sus investigaciones sobre las hormonas peptídicas y sus avances en el diagnóstico y tratamiento de enfermedades de la tiroides, diabetes, tensión alta, esterilidad y problemas con el crecimiento. Además desarrolló la técnica de ensayo radioinmunológico.
Of her life's work, cultural anthropologist, museum curator and feminist scholar Margaret Mead once said, "I have spent most of my life studying the lives of other peoples — faraway peoples — so that Americans might better understand themselves.
17 of History’s Most Rebellious Women Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar Nobel Peace laureate Aung San Suu has been the foremost leader in the effort to democratize the Southeast Asian nation as well as a courageous advocate for human rights and peaceful revolu
Victoria Claflin Woodhull the first woman candidate for President of the United States in 1872 from the Equal Rights Party supporting women's suffrage. I am sure that was scary trying to be a president more so back then in a man's world
Annie Kenney, - Suffragette who spent three days in prison for daring to ask Churchill and Sir Edward Grey if they believed women should have the right to vote. Neither man replied. MY Grandma - E Grey (Winley) was a suffragette
Gregor Mendel, scientist and Augustinian friar who gained posthumous fame as the founder of modern genetics was born today in He passed in Many of us had to know this name for our school science classes. Remember learning about his pea experiments?
Rosa Parks: Change the world in a single bus ride? Rosa Parks did. Parks wasn’t the first oppressed American to refuse to give up her seat for a white passenger on public transit, but she was the one who sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott.
Sally Ride~ American Woman in Space~"Sally Kristen Ride (born May is an American physicist and a former NASA astronaut. Ride joined NASA in and in 1983 became the first American woman—and then-youngest American, at enter space.