National Sickle Cell Awareness Month celebrated September!

National Sickle Cell Awareness Month Sickle-cell disease (SCD), or sickle-cell anaemia (SCA) or drepanocytosis, is a hereditary blood disorder, characterized by red blood cells that assume an abnormal, rigid, sickle shape. Sickling decreases the cells' flexibility and results in a risk of various complications. The sickling occurs because of a mutation in the haemoglobin gene. Individuals with one copy of the defunct gene display both normal and abnormal haemoglobin. This is an example of … [Read more...]

WOMAN of ACTION™ – Dr. Chien-Shiung Wu

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of this powerful  female presence that graced our earth, living her life ahead of her times.     WOMAN of ACTION™       Chien-Shiung Wu   "I was a senior research scientist that changed the accepted view of the structure of the universe.   I disproved one of the then widely accepted "laws" of physics, 'the conversation of parity', by proving that identical nuclear particles do not always act … [Read more...]

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