20th Century Chemists

Alice Augusta Ball

Alice Augusta Ball

Books: Brown, Jeannette E. 2012. African American Women Chemists. New York: Oxford University Press. Guttman, D. Molentia, and Ernest Golden. 2011. African Americans in Hawai’i. Charleston, South Carolina: Arcadia Publishing. Websites: Alice Augusta Ball Young Chemist Gave Hope to Millions – ChemMatter [ChemHistory], February 2007. Collins, Sibrina Nichelle. “Alice Augusta Ball:  Chemical Drug Pioneer,” UNDARK, […]

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Darshan Ranganathan

Darshan Ranganathan

Name: Darshan Ranganathan Date: June 4, 1941 – June 4, 2001 Nationality: Indian (India) Career: Organic Chemist Note: Known for her work in bio-organic chemistry, including “pioneering work in protein folding.” Article: Ranganathan, Darshan (1996). “Design and synthesis of self-assembling peptides.” Pure and Applied Chemistry. Vol.68, No. 3, pgs. 671–674. “Darshan Ranganathan: A Tribute,”  Current […]

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Irène Joliot-Curie

Irène Joliot-Curie

Books: Leroy, Francis. 2003. A Century of Nobel Prizes Recipients: Chemistry, Physics, and Medicine. New York: Marcel Dekker. Oakes, Elizabeth H. 2007. Encyclopedia of World Scientists. New York: Facts on File. Oakes, Elizabeth H. 2002. A to Z of STS Scientists. New York: Facts On File. Wayne, Tiffany K., Martha J. Bailey, and Martha J. […]

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Marie Curie

Marie Curie

Books: Aldridge, Susan. 2015. Trailblazers in Medicine. New York: Rosen Publishing. Hargittai, Magdolna. 2015. Women Scientists: Reflections, Challenges, and Breaking Boundaries. New York: Oxford University Press. Rayner-Canham, Marelene F., and Geoffrey Rayner-Canham. 2001. Women in Chemistry: Their Changing Roles from Alchemical Times to the Mid-Twentieth Century. Philadelphia: Chemical Heritage Foundation. Sheffield, Suzanne Le-May. 2004. Women […]

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Ada E. Yonath

Ada E. Yonath

2009 – Ada E. Yonath [Jerusalem, British Mandate of Palestine (now Israel)] – the Nobel Prize in Chemistry Ada E. Yonath – UNESCO Ada E. Yonath: Biographical – Nobelprize.org Ada E. Yonath – Wikipedia   Videos: Dr. Ada Yonath – Nobel Prize Winner [Min: 9:04] Interview (in English) with Prof. Ada Yonath – Nobel Prize […]

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