Elizabeth Blackburn Biography

Elizabeth Blackburn is a Nobel laureate Australian American. She was born on November 26, 1948. Elizabeth Blackburn was a biological researcher at the University of California, San Francisco where she studied a structure called telomere, which is a region at the end of chromosomes. She also worked in medical ethics at the Bush Administration’s President’s Council on Bioethics. In 1984 Read the rest “Elizabeth Blackburn Biography”

Jane Goodall

Jane Goodall changed the way humans understand other animals. Though she is famous for her work with chimpanzees, many don’t know that it all started with a stuffed chimp named Jubilee that she received as a gift from her father when she was a child.  Jane was born, Valerie Jane Morris-Goodall on April 3, 1934 in London, England.  Her interest … Read the rest “Jane Goodall”

Hedy Lamarr

On November 9, 1914, in Vienna, Austria-Hungary, Hedy Lamarr was born. Only daughter of Gertrud Kiesler and Emil Kiesler. After her role in the controversial movie, ‘Extase’ (1932), she ran away from her husband to Paris. Traveling through London, she found the Metro- Goldwyn-Mayer Studio in other words, MGM Studio. Louis B. Mayer offered her a movie contract in Hollywood. … Read the rest “Hedy Lamarr”

Alice Ball

Alice Ball was an African American chemist that made an injectable herbal extract. The treatment was most effective for a disease  that is called leprosy and it was only for the disease leprosy. Leprosy is a disease that causes you to have bumps on your skin.  Alice Ball was the first African American that obtained her master’s degree in Chemistry. … Read the rest “Alice Ball”

Joy Crisp

Famous female scientist Joy Crisp was born on April 10, 1958 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. She is a geologist for NASA. She studies Mars and it’s volcanic eruptions, mineralogy and much more. Joy has been a geologist since 2004. She currently works at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. She is part of the Fields of Planetary Science.

When Joy was younger, … Read the rest “Joy Crisp”