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By Catharine Manya Colton Haines, Helen M. Stevens

A accomplished biographical consultant to the medical achievements, own lives, and struggles of ladies scientists from round the globe.

• A–Z entries from Madge Gertrude Adam to Audrey wooden, masking disciplines resembling psychology, astronomy, physics, drugs, agriculture, paleontology, and more

• Contributions from a few ladies scientists practising today

• images of scientists resembling Elizabeth Garrett Anderson and Maria Montessori

• complete, end-of-entry bibliographies, an inventory of girls scientists through strong point, and a finished index

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In 1892 she bought Cowley House, Oxford, to be St. Hilda’s hall of residence for women. Later this became St. Hilda’s College and was accepted as a college of Oxford University. Beale was president of the Headmistresses’ Association from 1895 to 1897 and was involved with other educational groups. D. by Edinburgh University in 1902, only the second woman to be so recognized. She died of cancer in 1906, and her ashes were placed in the Lady Chapel in Gloucester Cathedral. Bibliography: Cambridge University Library Archives 9227, Box 2 of G.

Html; Ogilvie, M. , Women in Science: Antiquity through the Nineteenth Century, New York: MIT Press, 1986. Bate, Dorothea Minola Alice 8 November 1879–13 January 1951 geologist Education: self-educated, working in the British Museum (Natural History). Employment: freelance geologist; officer in charge of Natural History Museum, Tring, Hertfordshire, 1947–1951. Dorothea Bate was an authority on the Pleistocene mammals and birds of Mediterranean islands. Bate became interested in natural history during her childhood in Carmarthenshire, Wales.

Preliminary findings suggested that the mustard gas did have mutagenic effects; a series of further experiments over several months confirmed these results. ” Although their results could not be published until after the war, Auerbach and Robson wrote a letter to Nature in 1944 (15 July) reporting their findings without specifying the substance involved. In 1946 (9 March) they again wrote to the journal, giving more details and naming mustard gas as the substance they had tested. They published a full account in 1947 in the Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, and in 1948 Auerbach presented the paper “Chemical Induction of Mutations” at the Eighth International Congress of Genetics in Stockholm.

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