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Emma and Emlyn teach each other about historic (and current) women in STEM and remind each other about things they DEF should know.

STEM Fatale Podcast Emlyn Gremlyn and Emma Dilemma

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Emma and Emlyn teach each other about historic (and current) women in STEM and remind each other about things they DEF should know.

    Episode 075 - Overcome with Emulsion

    Episode 075 - Overcome with Emulsion

    Episode Summary
    Emma tells Emlyn all about Marietta Blau, the physicist that developed photographic emulsion technology in order to discover and describe subatomic particles and their behavior! 
    Learn about us and other women in STEM on our website https://www.stemfatalepodcast.com/ 
     
    Sources
    Main Story - Marietta Blau
    Perlmutter, A.. “Marietta Blau's Work After World War II.” arXiv: History and Philosophy of Physics (2001). https://arxiv.org/abs/physics/0110028 
    Sime, Ruth L. “Marietta Blau: Pioneer of Photographic Nuclear Emulsions and Particle Physics.” Physics in Perspective (2013).  https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00016-012-0097-6
    McArdle, James.  January 27: Exposed. On This Day in Photography. 2018.
    Interview of Leopold Halpern by Maria Rentetzi on 1999 March 5, Niels Bohr Library & Archives, American Institute of Physics, College Park, MD USA, www.aip.org/history-programs/niels-bohr-library/oral-histories/32406  
     
    Women who Work 
    G. Casetta, A.P. Nolfo and E. Palagi. Yawn contagion promotes motor synchrony in wild lions, Panthera leo. Animal Behaviour. Vol. 174, April 2021, p. 149. Doi: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2021.02.010.
    “Yawning helps lions synchronize their groups’ movements” by Jake Buehler, Sciencenews.com. https://www.sciencenews.org/article/lion-yawn-contagious-synchronize-group-movement-hunt 
     
    Music 
    “Mary Anning” by Artichoke
    “Work” by Rihanna
     
    Cover Image
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Marietta_Blau.jpg

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Episode 074 - The Sweet Smell of Success

    Episode 074 - The Sweet Smell of Success

    Emlyn tells Emma about the Indian cytologist and plant breeder, Dr. Janaki Ammal!
     
    Learn about us and other women in STEM on our website https://www.stemfatalepodcast.com/ 
     
    Sources
    Main Story - Dr. Janaki Ammal
    “Pioneering Female Botanist Who Sweetened a Nation and Saved a Valley” by Leila McNeill, Smithsonian Magazine. https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/pioneering-female-botanist-who-sweetened-nation-and-saved-valley-180972765/ Follow Leila McNeil @LEILASEDAI on twitter, check out her website (http://www.leilamcneill.com/) and the Lady Science Magazine (https://www.ladyscience.com/).

    “Celebrating Women’s History Month: Janaki Ammal, India’s First Woman Ph.D in Botany, and a Michigan Connection,” University of Michigan.  https://mbgna.umich.edu/celebrating-womens-history-month-janaki-ammal-indias-first-woman-ph-d-in-botany-and-a-michigan-connection/
    “Remembering Dr Janaki Ammal, pioneering botanist, cytogeneticist and passionate Gandhian” by Geeta Doctor, scroll.in. https://scroll.in/article/730186/remembering-dr-janaki-ammal-pioneering-botanist-cytogeneticist-and-passionate-gandhian
    “Janaki Ammal”, Wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Janaki_Ammal 

    Women who Work 
    URI researchers: Microbes deep beneath seafloor survive on byproducts of radioactive process 

    Music 
    “Mary Anning” by Artichoke
    “Work” by Rihanna
     
    Cover Image
    File:Dr. EK Janaki Ammal.jpg - Wikimedia Commons

    • 42 min
    Short Stories 5 - The Oceanographer

    Short Stories 5 - The Oceanographer

    Emma tells a short story about Spain's first oceanographer, Jimena Quirós.
     
    Learn about us and other women in STEM on our website https://www.stemfatalepodcast.com/ 
     
    Sources
    Lozano, Pablo. "Jimena Quirós: the Civil War cut short the career of the first oceanographer in the history of Spain." Oceánicas. 2018. Translated by Google Translate. https://oceanicas.ieo.es/jimena-quiros-la-primera-oceanografa-en-la-historia-de-espana-cuya-carrera-trunco-la-guerra/ 


     


    Music
    “Mary Anning” by Artichoke
     
    Cover Image
    https://mujeresconciencia.com/2019/12/05/jimena-quiros-oceanografa/

    • 13 min
    Short Stories 4 - The Facilitator

    Short Stories 4 - The Facilitator

    Emma tells a short story about Dr. Geraldine Pittman Woods, the neuroembryologist turned science administrator and advocate for minorities in STEM. 
     
    Learn about us and other women in STEM on our website https://www.stemfatalepodcast.com/ 
     
    Sources
    1. Warren, Wini. Black women scientists in the United States. Bloomington, Indiana University Press, 1999. https://archive.org/details/blackwomenscient00warr/page/269/mode/1up 
    2. Woo, Elaine. "Geraldine Woods; Scientist Helped Launch Head Start." Los Angeles Times. 2000. https://www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-2000-jan-05-mn-50930-story.html 

     


    Music
    “Mary Anning” by Artichoke
     
    Cover Image
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Geraldine_Pittman_Woods.gif

    • 16 min
    Episode 073 - The Duchess of Duck Disease

    Episode 073 - The Duchess of Duck Disease

    Emlyn tells Emma about the bacteriologist and duck disease expert, Dr. Jessie Isabelle Price!
     
    Learn about us and other women in STEM on our website https://www.stemfatalepodcast.com/ 
     
    Sources
    Main Story - Jessie Price 
    Wikipedia, “Jessie Isabelle Price”. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jessie_Isabelle_Price 
    "Doctor to Long Island Ducks". Ebony. September 1964. 
    Find a Grave, “Dr. Dorsey William Bruner.” Dr Dorsey William Bruner (1906-1996)   
    Gillmer, S. (2018, August 04) Jessie Isabelle Price (1930-2015). https://www.blackpast.org/african-american-history/price-jessie-isabelle-1930-2015/ 
    “Dr. Jessie Isabelle Price - Veterinary Microbiologist” by Karel Green, POC2 . https://poc2.co.uk/2019/03/14/dr-jessie-isabelle-price-veterinary-microbiologist/ 

    Women who Work 
    Discoveries at the Edge of the Periodic Table: First Ever Measurements of Einsteinium 
     
    Music 
    “Mary Anning” by Artichoke
    “Work” by Rihanna
     
    Cover Image
    "Doctor to Long Island Ducks". Ebony. September 1964. 

    • 43 min
    Episode 072 - Bravo, Helia!

    Episode 072 - Bravo, Helia!

    Emma tells Emlyn about the famous botanist and Queen of Cacti, Helia Bravo Hollis!
     
    Learn about us and other women in STEM on our website https://www.stemfatalepodcast.com/ 
     
    Sources
    Main Story - Helia Bravo Hollis
    Aguilar-Rocha, M. A lifetime among Cacti: Helia Bravo-Hollis – Biodiversity Heritage Library.
    Natural History Museum. Bravo Hollis, Helia (1901-2001) on JSTOR. 
    Britannica, The Editors of Encyclopaedia. "Mexican Revolution". Encyclopedia Britannica, 13 May. 2020, https://www.britannica.com/event/Mexican-Revolution.  
     Lopez, Alberto. Helia Bravo Hollis, la reina de los cactus. El País. 2018.
    Salcedo Meza, Concepción. Helia Bravo Hollis. ¿Cómoves? 2001.
    Morales-Sandoval, Jesús & Scheinvar, Leia. (2019). The Cactus Explorer Cactus People Histories. Who is Helia Bravo-Hollis?. 2019. 16-22. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/334316889_The_Cactus_Explorer_Cactus_People_Histories_Who_is_Helia_Bravo-Hollis
    Bravo-Hollis, Helia. Memorias de una vida y una profesión. Mexico, Instituto de Biología, UNAM, 2004. 

    Women who Work
    Pan, YY., Nara, M., Löwemark, L. et al. The 20-million-year old lair of an ambush-predatory worm preserved in northeast Taiwan. Sci Rep 11, 1174 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-79311-0 
    Yu-Yen Pan, Masakazu Nara, Ludvig Löwemark, Olmo Miguez-Salas, Björn Gunnarson, Yoshiyuki Iizuka, Tzu-Tung Chen, Shahin E. Dashtgard. The 20-million-year old lair of an ambush-predatory worm preserved in northeast Taiwan. Scientific Reports, 2021; 11 (1) DOI: 10.1038/s41598-020-79311-0
    Pennichnus formasae: Homes of Ancient Bobbit Worm were Discovered! https://youtu.be/2ik3L_R9dDA 
     
    Music 
    “Mary Anning” by Artichoke
    “Work” by Rihanna
     
    Cover Image
    https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Helia_Bravo_Hollis.jpg

    • 49 min

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