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Zeresenay Alemseged, PhD

Dr. Zeresenay Alemseged's work has made him a national hero and the leader of a new generation of African-born anthropologists.  In December of 2000, Dr. Alemseged uncovered the earliest known human ancestor excavated in the history of Paleontology.

 

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Feb.05.2016 · In Physics · From MarcellaMuhammad
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The aspiring young physicist graduated from the Accommodated Learning Academy in Grapevine, Texas, with a 4.0 GPA; he was the co-valedictorian of his senior class. He also scored a cumulative score of 1770 on his SAT with a 620 in math. When most kids his age were entering kindergarten, Huey-You was…
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Meet the 10-year-old math genius who's just enrolled at college By Lauren Said-Moorhouse, for CNN   Updated 8:53 AM ET, Wed March 11, 2015  " />   (CNN) - At first glance Esther Okade seems like a normal 10-year-old. She loves dressing up as Elsa from "Frozen," playing with Barb…
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Engineering foe into friend Bose Grant awardee Jacquin Niles aims to repurpose the malaria parasite for drug delivery. MIT News Jessica Fujimori | MIT News correspondent January 22, 2016            “We can, through engineering, convert this organism’s parasitic lifestyle i…
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Reath Clark King, PhD

In 1963, Dr. Reatha Clark King is the first African American female Chemist to work for the National Bureau of Standards in Washington, D.C.  It was there that she conducted work that was extremely important to NASA because of its relevance to the space program. Read more...

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Your heart is about the size of your two hands clasped together
 

A normal heart valve is about the size of a half dollar

http://health.clevelandclinic.org/2015/07/21-amazing-facts-about-your-heart-infographic/http://www.slideshare.net/NaomiUludamar/heart-health-for-primary-school-children

 

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