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This article, from the November 2002 issue of Discover Magazine, identifies 50 of the most extraordinary women across all of the sciences.  Their remarkable work and achievements as female researchers are detailed, alongside their photographs.  The article emphases the barriers women face in science, both in the past and the present.
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Keywords: achievement, contribution, discovery, research, women
Record Creator: Metadata instance created September 18, 2006 by Ann Deml
Record Updated: Jul 24, 2007 by Lyle Barbato
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(Discover, Boone, 2005), WWW Document, (http://discovermagazine.com/2002/nov/feat50/).
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The 50 Most Important Women in Science (Discover, Boone, 2005), <http://discovermagazine.com/2002/nov/feat50/>.
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The 50 Most Important Women in Science. (2002, November 1). Retrieved April 21, 2014, from Discover: http://discovermagazine.com/2002/nov/feat50/
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Discover. The 50 Most Important Women in Science. Boone: Discover, November 1, 2002. http://discovermagazine.com/2002/nov/feat50/ (accessed 21 April 2014).
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The 50 Most Important Women in Science. Boone: Discover, 2005. 1 Nov. 2002. 21 Apr. 2014 <http://discovermagazine.com/2002/nov/feat50/>.
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