Scientists

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Merit-Ptah: First Female Physician or Myth?

Nearly 5,000 years ago in Ancient Egypt, around 2700 BCE1, Merit-Ptah lived as the first woman doctor. Female leaders are found throughout Egyptian history; deities such as Hathor, Ma’at, and Sekhmet and political leaders like Cleopatra. Unlike in Greece and Rome, women in Egypt had equal rights. According to Massive Science, “they [women] could own …

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Notable Contributions of BIPOC Scientist Emmett W. Chappelle

  Emmett Chappelle was one of the most influential scientists of the 20th century.    The prospect of sustainable living and the progression of history through research would not be possible without the contributions of these talented and driven scientists. As we look at Emmett W. Chappelle’s work, we’ll discover how far-reaching and the many fields, …

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