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History has overlooked these 8 women scientists — but not anymore
These pioneering women were behind some of history's greatest discoveries, from the greenhouse effect and nuclear fission to the structure of DNA and breakthrough leprosy treatment.
Posted Mar 2021
How on earth do you discover a brand-new blue pigment? By accident.
When the last blue pigment was discovered, Thomas Jefferson was in the White House. The recent creation of YInMn blue is a thrilling tale complete with expletives, accidents and invisible abilities. Just ask chemist and materials scientist Mas Subramanian.
Posted Jun 2018
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This pill may be a cure for radiation poisoning
Chemist Rebecca Abergel and her colleagues have found a way to remove radioactive contaminants from the body. Now they are trying to put their solution in a pill.
Posted Dec 2015