An eight year old was asked, 'What do you think is a cation?'

Her quick reply was a positively charged kitten.


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He is also a PI at the National Institutes of Health for improving accuracy of Classifying Child Weight Status in Population based studies

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Ohri-Vachaspati is at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation-funded longitudinal study investigating the influence of changes in food and physical activity related environments on childhood obesity and related behaviors.

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Meitner discovers the radiationless transition known as the Auger effect

In 1923, Meitner discovered the radiationless transition known as the Auger effect, which is named for Pierre Victor Auger, a French scientist who discovered the effect two years later.

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Prof. Smita S. Lele

Dr. Smita Lele is a technologist with industrial, academic and research experience of over 3 decades in varied fields of Biochemical Engineering and Food Technology. She is currently a Professor of Biochemical Engineering and Controller of Examination in Institute of Chemical Technology, (ICT - formerly known as UDCT/ UICT), Mumbai. She was also heading the Food Engineering and Technology Department.

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Prof. Purnima D Amin

Prof. Amin has been associated with ICT for the past 3 decades. She was present and extremely honored for the metamorphosis of UDCT to UICT to MUICT to ICT. She joined the department in the year of 1979- 80 to pursue her degree in Bachelor of Pharmacy and continues to work for my Master's and Doctrate degree. Her inclination towards Pharmaceutical technology, teaching and research encouraged her to take up a teaching post at UDCT in the pharmaceutical division.

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Dr. Kalpana Joshi

Biography-

Dr Kalpana Joshi was born in a family of highly educated women. Her aunt had a PhD in Physics and her grandmother who at the age of 95 never missed a day reading Times of India. Her family nurtured her to be a good human being and independent, self reliant, confident woman with positive outlook towards life. Dr. Joshi's dad always supported her in everything whether it was Science graduation instead of Medicine or leaving a lecturer's job and joining a full time PhD after getting CSIR scholarship. His philosophy was 'Anyone can say No anytime and get away but saying Yes requires courage because one has to be ready to bear all the consequence's and this made her develop a positive personality. After marriage, her family always supported her and respected her work.



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Ahmed H. Zewail Develops Technique to study atoms

With his new technique to study atoms, Ahmed H Zewail became the third ethnic Egyptian to receive the Nobel Prize.

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Gertrude B. Elion Develops Drugs for Malaria and AIDS

Gertrude B Elion had an impressive career and she helped develop drugs to treat many major diseases which included malaria and AIDS.

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Walter Gilbert Unveils the Secrets behind RNA and DNA

Walter Gilbert developed a technique of using gel electrophoresis to read the nucleotide sequences of DNA segments.

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George Andrew Olah isolates carbocations

George Andrew Olah's research involves the generation and reactivity of carbocations via superacids. Besides the Nobel Prize, he has also been awarded the Priestley Medal which is the highest honour granted by the American Chemical Society.

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