Stephanie Kwolek and the Bullet-proof Vests

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Marius and the Battle of the Raudine Plain

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Dorothy Hodgkin and the Structure of Penicilin

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Karld Popper and the Philosophy of Science

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Rosalind Franklin and the Beauty of the DNA Structure

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The Plays of George Bernard Shaw

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Thomas Say and his Love for Beetles

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