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Inspirational women in science

Many women have provided a rich source of inspiration for young scientists – both male and female – down the years. They’ve made remarkable discoveries, often despite ingrained sexism within their chosen field.

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28.03.2017 | 12:41

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The woman who discovered “enzyme scissors”

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French microbiologist Emmanuelle Charpentier developed so-called “enzyme scissors” for altering DNA quickly, simply, and precisely. The discovery has signaled the start of a new era in genetic Engineering.

 

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29.10.2016 | 21:35

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Women in science – more complex than men think

Albany-Women1Of the 900 Nobel Prizes since 1901, only about 50 have gone to women. This has nothing to do with women’s abilities as scientists. The problem is, there are still far too few women doing science.

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28.06.2016 | 9:57

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Women in the news

Nigeria Kidnapped Girls

Nigeria’s anti-western Islamist organization Boko Haram strikes again in the country’s northeast, kidnapping 20 women.

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10.06.2014 | 15:25

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