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Long History of Women in Science:
The earliest mention of a woman in science was in 2700 BCA, Merit-Ptah, an ancient Egyptian physician. The Greeks had women practicing medicine as early as 1194 BCE.

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Women Are Underrepresented as Recipients of Many Prestigious Awards

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Why Does Biophysics Attract A Disproportionate Number Of Women?

In 2019, 12 percent of female physics PhD recipients in the United States did their dissertation in biophysics compared with 6 percent of males, making it one of only two physics subfields that attract more women than men.»  Link to the original article