Women of Science

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Can you name the 10 women who made these valuable scientific contributions?

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X-ray crystallography of DNA structure
Her cells became the first successful human tissue culture
Theory of radioactivity, isolated radioisotopes and experimented with curing cancer
Primatologist and conservationist who studied complex behaviour in chimpanzees
Pharmacologist who developed many drugs including AZT (AIDS), pyrimethamine (malaria) and many others
First woman in space (1963)
Discovery of transposons in maize
Researcher in olfactory receptors and odour recognition
Influential environmentalist, author of Silent Spring
Pioneer of X-ray diffraction of biological molecules (pepsin, cholesterol, vitamin B12, insulin, etc)

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