Feminist science news!

US teen Angela Zhang just won a $100 000 scholarship in recognition of her research in using nanotechnology to fight cancer. Via Geek Feminism.

Via @mymilkspilt, Lakshmi Sandhana writes An Indian Inventor Disrupts The Period Industry. It’s about Arunachalam Muruganantham, who went to extraordinary lengths to manufacture affordable sanitary napkins for women in rural India.

There are some amazing people on our little blue planet, are there not?

Categories: gender & feminism, medicine, Science, technology

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2 replies

  1. Yay for wonderful people.

  2. A friend’s mother has lung cancer at the moment, so the news of Angela Zhang makes me happy on a lot of levels.

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