Discovering Women; DNA Detective
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- Discovering Women
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"Discovering Women," narrated by Michelle Pfeiffer, presents the professional and personal stories of six notable women scientists whose work is invaluable to understanding the world. The women profiled range from those at the peak of their careers in the top of their fields to several who are up-and-coming. Their stories reveal how women in the 20th century have made choices, and sometimes sacrifices, to open doors through which the next generation of women can follows. Series release date: 1995
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106 "DNA Detective" - molecular biologist Lydia Villa-Komaroff (Harvard University, Children's Hospital of Boston) pioneers a controversial new theory about the development of the human brain and reflects on the ways her Mexican American heritage has influenced her life choices.
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- Chicago: “Discovering Women; DNA Detective,” 08/05/1994, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed June 25, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D5D8D84413FE45EFB695214D7EE82B9F.
- MLA: “Discovering Women; DNA Detective.” 08/05/1994. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. June 25, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D5D8D84413FE45EFB695214D7EE82B9F>.
- APA: Discovering Women; DNA Detective. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D5D8D84413FE45EFB695214D7EE82B9F