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“Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.”
At a time when the very idea of women in science drew scorn and condemnation, Marie Skłodowska Curie never lost herfalse
Belgian cytologist and biochemist Christian de Duve discovered lysosomes (the digestive organelles of the cell) and peroxisomes (organelles that are the site of metabolic processes involving hydrogen peroxide). In 1974, de Duve shared the Nobelfalse
Marie Maynard Daly was born April 16, 1921 in Queens, New York. After graduating from Hunter College High School, she went on to enroll in Queens College where she earned her B.S in Chemistry in 1942.