Amazing Female Scientists

Alyssa Carson: First person on Mars?

According to her father, it is destiny working in her favor to ensure this amazing young woman’s dreams of going to Mars, which she’s had since she was 3, become a reality. This week, to celebrate the anniversary of the Apollo 11’s moon landing, DiscovHer brings you the story of yet another space pioneer, Alyssa Carson.

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A Look at the Life of One of India’s Top Women Scientists

Epilepsy is a condition that comes in all shapes and sizes, with the intensity and ability to control seizures varying from person to person. Whilst this disease entails a number of difficulties in day-to-day life, public misperception about epilepsy also increases the challenges faced by sufferers. Today is National Epilepsy Day in India, where around 10 million people suffer from the condition. On this occasion, DiscovHER looks back on the work of Dr. Asima Chatterjee, a pioneering Indian scientist who, among other achievements, developed the anti-convulsive drug Ayush-56 to treat epilepsy.

Find out about her here.