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The Barbara McClintock Papers

Scientist Dr. Barbara McClintock had a long career during which she made several important breakthroughs and earned distinguished awards for studying the genomics of maize (corn). In 1983, at the age of 81, McClintock was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for her work on so-called "jumping genes," or genes that change position on the chromosome. The newest addition to the National...

https://profiles.nlm.nih.gov/spotlight/ll/
Women-Related Web Sites in Science/ Technology page

From Joan Korenman of the Department of English at the University of Maryland comes the Women-Related Web Sites in Science/ Technology page. This great collection of Web resources contains dozens of sites that in some way provide information on the contributions of women to science. Example sites include the Committee on the Status of Women in Physics; Douglass Project for Rutgers Women in Math,...

https://userpages.umbc.edu/~korenman/wmst/links_sci.html
The Discoveries of Marie Curie

This topic-in-depth discusses the life and work of Marie Curie (1867-1934) who, with her astonishing contributions to physics and chemistry, was one of the first world-famous female scientists. The first Web site, (1) an exhibit by the American Institute of Physics, tells the story of her life -- from her childhood in the czarist Russian-controlled Poland to her winning of two Nobel prizes. The...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/nsdl/ps/2003/1114
Women in Science

The goal of the Women in Science Project is "to provide full and partial text access to the written works of several female scientists accompanied by biographies written by leading historians of science and talented Michigan State University undergraduates." Currently, the site includes access to texts such as Ellen H. Richards' "The Chemistry of Cooking and Cleaning: A manual for housekeepers"...

http://womeninscience.history.msu.edu/
The Untold History of Women in Science and Technology

Last featured in the 01-16-15 Scout Report, The Untold History of Women in Science and Technology continues to be a source of inspiration and celebration of women who have influenced STEM fields by "writing their stories permanently into history." The White House provides this website, a set of largely unknown stories of female pioneers in the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM)...

https://obamawhitehouse.archives.gov/women-in-stem