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Co-discoverer of AIDS virusRecently awarded a Nobel Prize!
Showed that the sun is composed of hydrogenFirst woman to head a department at Harvard.
Developed the first compilerAlso developed COBOL.
Made the first fermiotic concentrate - a new phase of matterUses lasers to cool atoms!
Experimental physicist, overturned the principle of conservation of parityWorked on the Manhattan project.
Element 109 is named in her honor for her contributions to the study of radioactivity.Part of the team that discovered nuclear fission.
Chief Astronaut for the Canadian Space AgencyHas logged more than 25 days in space!
Awarded a Nobel Prize for the discovery of artificial radioactivityDaughter of Pierre and Marie Curie.
Discovered the mechanism by which glycogen is broken down into lactic acid.The 'Cori Cycle' is named after her.
Developed the General Systems Framework theory, revolutionizing patient care.A pioneer of nursing development.
Head of the Ugandan Wildlife Service, researches gorilla illness.Protects half the mountain gorillas in the world!
Formerly Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at Motorola, now CTO of Cisco Systems.Helped bring seamless mobility to telecommunications devices.

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