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In the 1880s, scientists were trying to isolate and culture tuberculosis bacteria. Hesse’s husband Walther was running into problems until she offered a solution.
Gerami wanted to represent Iran in triathlons, but the Iran Triathlon Federation wouldn’t support her because of clothes. So she worked for months to design a hijab she could compete in.
Fleeing racism in her native Australia, Daisy Kwok made a life for herself in Shanghai – until the Cultural Revolution.
The science world is freaking out over this 25-year-old’s answer to antibiotic resistance – ScienceAlert A 25-year-old student has just come up with a way to fight drug-resistant superbugs without antibiotics. Shu Lam’s new invention is a star-shaped polymer is capable of killing multiple superbug strains by tearing their cells apart. (best I can tell… Read more »
The 16-year-old high schooler invented a polymer from orange peel and avocado skins, capable of storing massive reserves of water.
She started exercising in her 50s, and now after turning 80 starts each day by running ten miles.
At just eight years old, Sky Brown is the youngest girl to compete in the skating competition Van US Open in Huntington Beach.
Betty Pack worked for MI6 by seducing men to obtain military secrets, even helping to crack the Enigma code in World War II.
Young is the head cook of the Native American protests of the Dakota pipeline, supervising food preparations for almost 3000 people a day.
In 1900, Abbott made history as the first woman to come first place in an Olympic event. The rub? She didn’t know it–and for decades, neither did anyone else.