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Celebrating Women in Paleobotany: A Tribute to Edith L. Taylor—Introduction and Dedication

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Paleobotany, the study of fossil plants, is, like all facets of science, continuously progressed by “standing on the shoulders of giants.” As a discipline, paleobotany is fortunate to have had a number of women among the giants in our field. The incredible stories and contributions of these women could fill several volumes, but here are some notable and formidable figures from around the world. British scientist Marie C. Stopes (1880–1958) is best known for her advocacy for women’s reproductive rights and her highly controversial position on eugenics, but a significant part of her life was also dedicated to paleobotanical research......
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hal-03262224 , version 1 (11-10-2021)

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Patricia Ryberg, Carla J. Harper, Anne-Laure Decombeix. Celebrating Women in Paleobotany: A Tribute to Edith L. Taylor—Introduction and Dedication. International Journal of Plant Sciences, 2021, 182 (6), pp.415-417. ⟨10.1086/714608⟩. ⟨hal-03262224⟩
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