Angela van Tilborg

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Videos: Fractured Histories – Discovering Women Scientists in the Archive

<b>WISRNet’s FRACTURED HISTORIES</b> workshop, which took place at the Royal Society in London on July 16 2013, brought archivists and historians together …

Rosalind Franklin: The Dark Lady of DNA

Read an Excerpt<p><b>Rosalind Franklin</b><br>The Dark Lady of DNA<p>Chapter One<p>Once in Royal David's City<p>The Family into which Rosalind Elsie Franklin was born on 25 …

James Watson, Francis Crick, Maurice Wilkins, and Rosalind Franklin

At King’s College London, Rosalind Franklin obtained images of DNA using X-ray crystallography, an idea first broached by Maurice Wilkins. Franklin’s …

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Women in science: Women’s work

A special section of Nature finds that there is still much to do to achieve gender equality in science<p>Science remains institutionally sexist. Despite …

The Ada Project

Ada Byron, Lady Lovelace, was one of the most picturesque characters in computer history. August Ada Byron was born December 10, 1815 the daughter of …

California teen invents device that could charge a cell phone in 20 seconds

Now here’s the invention that we’ve all been waiting for: A device that instantly charges our cell phones.<p>A gadget like this might soon be on its way thanks to a bright 18-year-old from Saratoga, Calif., who was recently honored at an international science fair.<p>Eesha Khare is the mind behind a …

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The message is loud, clear, and has reached cultural saturation: women are underrepresented at the top of highly-competitive professions because they …

6 Women Scientists Who Were Snubbed Due to Sexism

Despite enormous progress in recent decades, women still have to deal with biases against them in the sciences.<p><b>In April, National Geographic News published a story about the letter in which scientist Francis Crick described DNA to his 12-year-old son. In 1962, Crick was awarded a Nobel Prize for</b> …

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