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Chrissy Richards, Extraordinary Woman Caver has been featured again. Nice work lady!

"If women are to start moving towards that goal, we must believe in ourselves or no one else will believe in us; we must match our aspirations with the competence, courage and determination to succeed." Rosalyn S. Yalow, Medical Physicist and a co-winner of the 1977 Nobel Prize in Physiology/Medicine for development of the radioimmunoassay technique. #ScienceWomen #WLeadership #ewls

Catherine Hickson is a Canadian volcanologist formerly part of the Geological Survey of Canada. Hickson has mapped and studied young volcanoes in Canada assessing their past and future eruptions. In 2003, Hickson was one of the three scientists to report on a hypothetical eruption at the Canadian volcano Mount Cayley. Hickson works in South America where some of the largest and highest volcanoes are, including those in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile and Peru…

Sybill Amelon, hailed by Lori Godsey of Marshall Parks and Recreation Research Wildlife Biologist as "one of about three specialists on bats worldwide" has accomplished much in her 37-year career with the U.S. Forest Service. This amazing woman holds a postdoctoral associate at the MU College of Agriculture and has produced numerous publications including. In her day job Amelon says she has to identify up to 400 bats a month that have been killed primarily by frightened homeowners. In 2004…

Dr. Diana Northup, Professor Emerita in the University Libraries, Visiting Associate Professor of Biology, and leader of the Subsurface Life In Mineral Environments (SLIME) Team, investigates how microbes form the colorful deposits that coat the walls of Lechuguilla and Spider Cave in Carlsbad Caverns National Park. Northup clearly has a sense of humor. She and fellow researcher Penny Boston found stalactite-like structures oozing with slimy goo that literally dripped sulfuric acid. The two…

Etcia Goldberg hides her children in a cave to survive the Holocaust

audio http://www.batsrule.info/2015/06/kate-jones-professor-of-ecology-and.html #bat #bats #batsrule #wildlife #flyingfox #megabat #fruitbat #microbat Kate Jones is Professor of Ecology and Biodiversity at UCL and the Institute of Zoology. An expert in evolution and extinction, her special interest is in bat research and conservation. Bats make up one in five of all mammal species on Earth, from the miniscule bumblebee bat to the enormous megabat.As well as controlling harmful insects bats…