"The world and its creation is the great divine miracle before which humanity bows reverently but not without hope of an ultimate better understanding"
~ Dr. Bernard Fantus
|A Powerful Noise promotes the global empowerment of women||A Stranger helped a young girl who was lost in the city.||Alan Beavan will be remembered for his bravery on Sept. 11, 2001.||Albert Schweitzer had a 'reverence for life.'||Andrea Coleman has used her passion for motorcycling to transform healthcare delivery in rural parts of Africa.||Babak Darvish, MD inspires his patients and coworkers with his upbeat attitude and determination.|
|Balto led his dog team on the lifesaving 1925 serum run to Rome, Alaska||Ben Carson is the chief of neurosurgery |
at Johns Hopkins University Hospital.
|Bernard Fantus created the world's first blood bank.||Bernard Kouchner is the co-founder of Doctors without Borders.||Bill Wilson changed countless lives and livelihoods by founding Alcoholics Anonymous.||Bob and Suzanne Wright founded Autism Speaks to help find a cure.|
|Brian Mullaney is the founder of Surgery for the Poor.||Chiune and Yukiko Sugihara believed in freedom and saved many Jews during WWII.||Claire Lalanne founded the Center for Nutritional Recovery.||Colonel Jack H. Jacobs His extraordinary heroism saved the lives of 14 people.||Connie Siskowski follows her true passion to care for the youngest of the caregivers.||Dan Mazur sacrificed climbing to the summit of Mt. Everest to save another climber.|
|Danny Thomas is the founder of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.||Denis Mukwege Helps Women Ravaged By Congo War||Dennis Smith is an author and retired firefighter||Desmond T. Doss became a medic during WWII and saved many lives.||Doctor Steven Kopits was a compassionate physician who lives on in the hearts of his patients.||Don Cheadle |
and Darfur Now deliver a call to action to stop the genocide in the Sudan.
|Dr. David Applebaum was a selfless emergency room doctor in Jerusalem||Dr. Ginger Holt saved Drew's leg when he was in the hospital.||Dr. Gloria WilderBrathwaite was inspired to provide health care to the poor in the innner city.||Dr. Hawa Abdi is a Somali doctor, human rights activist and nominee for the Nobel Peace Prize.||Dr. J. Larry Brown directs the national Center on Hunger and Poverty.||Dr. Larry Thomas is the founder of the Tropical Health Alliance Foundation.|
|Dr. Mark Jacobson works with AIDS patients in Tanzania.||Dr. Michael DeBakey is the father of modern open-heart surgery.||Dr. Paul Brand was a compassionate surgeon who pioneered work in leprosy.||Dr. Paul Farmer has dedicated his life to treating people in the poorest nations in the world.||Dr. Van Halbach is a hero to the Ghenender family for saving Ingrid's life.||Eddie Aikau loved the sea and often risked his life to save others|
|Edith Cavell was a nurse who risked her own safety to help others during WWI||Elena Caragiani-Stoenescu was the first woman pilot from Romania.||Elizabeth Blackwell became the first female doctor and opened the first medical school for women.||Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah rode a bike across Ghana to challenge the stigma of being disabled.||Evelyn H. Lauder founded the Breast Cancer Research Foundation||Fauzia Minallah is the founder of Funkor Childart Centre and an ARTIVIST.|
|Firefighters in |
New York City
are the heroes
of the day.
|Fireworkers from Chernobyl bravely gave their lives to protect the safety of others during the Chernobyl nuclear disaster.||Florence Ngobeni urges African leaders to work for AIDS prevention.||Florence Nightingale revolutionized nursing.||Frances Moore Lappe works to eliminate the injustices that cause hunger.||Franklin D. Roosevelt formed the Georgia Warm Springs Foundation for polio victims.|
|Fred Hollows was an Australian ophthalmologist committed to providing eye care to Aboriginal and poor people.||Fridtjof Nansen was a daring explorer, a freedom fighter, and a selfless humanitarian.||George Latham saved a girl from a burning car and is also a hero to his daughter.||Giorgio Perlasca saved the lives of thousands of Jews during WWII||Haiti Relief: |
How Kids Can Help make a difference.
|Harriet Tubman organized the Underground Railroad and helped lead slaves to freedom.|
|Hazviperi Betty Makoni founded the Girl Child Network to transform lives.||Helene Gayle is one of the leading authorities on AIDS research.||Help for Haiti||Hermine Santrouschitz |
(Miep Gies) kept Anne Frank and her family safely hidden from the Nazis.
|Hero is an extraordinary therapy dog.||Howard Florey shared the Nobel Prize for Medicine for extracting penicillin.|
|Irena Sendler helped Jewish children escape the Warsaw ghetto during the Holocaust.||Ivan Beltrami joined the resistance during WWII and saved many Jews.||Janusz Korczak stayed behind to protect his orphan students during the Holocaust.||Jarell Brooks saved a mother and her chldren during an attack at a movie theater.||Jeremy Glick was a hero of Flight 93 and Emmy's beloved father.||Jody Williams is a human rights activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner who began a campaign to rid the world of landmines.|
|Joel Burns reached out to GLBT teens with a personal story and a message of hope.||John Flynn dedicated his life to improving life for people living in the Australian Outback.||John Polivchuk was a firefighter who inspired others with his bravery, selflessness and optimism.||Jon Rose founded Waves for Water, which works on the front-line to provide clean water.||Judith Blair donated one of her kidneys to a man in desperate need.||Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation is a hero to Rachel who was recently diagnosed with Juvenile Diabetes.|
|Kennedy Odede grew his childhood dream of creating outreach centers for poor children like him.||Kurt Klein brought, among others, his future wife, Gerda, and Oskar Schindler, to safety.||Lillie Hitchcock-Coit was a turn of the century firefighting hero.||Lisa Nigro works to help the homeless in Chicago through the Inspiration Cafe.||Liviu Librescu was a Virginia Tech teacher who sacrificed his life to save his students.||Los Topos de Mexico is one of the most elite earthquake rescue teams in the world.|
|Louisa May Alcott was the beloved author of 'Little Women.'||Malaria Campaign 2009 Students join together to eradicate malaria.||MASSIVEGOOD - Niņos sin Malaria helps build a better world using micro-philanthropy and social media.||Maximilian Kolbe was a Catholic priest known for his great humanity during WWII.||Melinda Gates is passionate about helping mothers and children in developing nations.||Michael J. Fox works to find a cure for Parkinsons Disease.|
|Michael Kelley beat all the odds as a paratrooper and police officer.||Mike Kelly risked his career as a surgeon to save Bob's life.||Mikey Ray Frasier is a lifesaver three times over.||Molly Pitcher was a Revolutionary War heroine who bravely carried water to soldiers on the battlefield.||Moses Zulu established Children's Town in Zambia to teach AIDS orphans life skills.||mpower harnesses the power of music to change youth attitudes about mental health.|
|Nathaniel Dunigan creates hope for Ugandan orphans with HIV/AIDS.||Nick Anderson and Ana Slavin challenge young people to get involved to help end the humanitarian crisis in Darfur.||Norman Borlaug was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his success in increasing the world's food supply.||Olara Otunnu is devoted to saving the lives and futures of children in war-torn countries.||Olivia Harrison founded an organization to help abandoned children in Romania.||Oskar Schindler saved almost 1200 Jews during the Holocaust.|
|Oskar Schindler defied his countrymen and courageously helped to save Jews during the Holocaust.||Oumoul Khary Sow founded the Caravan of Hope which travels to remote areas in Senegal to help prevent malaria.||Pat Pedraja|
and Driving for Donors is helping young and old cancer patients receive the life saving bone marrow treatments.
|Paul Rusesabagina saved the lives of more than 1200 Rwandans who took refuge in his hotel.||Peter C. Alderman Foundation helps heal the emotional wounds of victims of terrorism around the world.||Princess Eliza Ella has been inspired by Eliza the hero in The Wild Swans by Hans Christian Anderson|
|Putting pizzazz into pet adoption||Raoul Wallenberg saved thousands of lives during the Holocaust.||RAWA promotes women's rights through non-violent action.||Robert E. Kimura, M.D. is a hero to his niece in and out of the operating room.||Rudolph Giuliani New York Mayor, was a compassionate leader following the World Trade Center attack.||Ryan Hreljac helps build wells for clean water in Africa.|
|Sanjit 'Bunker' Roy encourages villagers to have the confidence to succeed.||Santosh Thorat: After seeing Mumbai's slums bulldozed, he now works to save and restore them||Sasa a young doctor in Burma keeps his promise to his village.||Sindhu Ravishankar created the Vivid Vision Project to provide accessible eye care to impoverished communities in India.||Sir Elton John is a successful musician who is also a champion of LGBT and AIDS issues.||Somaly Mam has dedicated her life to finding and mentoring children who have suffered from human trafficking.|
|Sompop Jantraka helps poor children in Thailand to avoid child prostitution and obtain an education.||Stephen Siller: From The Tunnel to the Towers was a firefighter who bravely sacrificed his life to save others on 9/11.||Susan G. Komen was the inspiration for her sister to reach out to other women with cancer.||Tad Agoglia is founder of the First Response Team of America.||Tendol Gyalzur provides a home and family for Tibetan and Chinese orphans.||The Danish Resistance acted bravely in a time of darkness.|
|To Write Love On Her Arms was founded to help people suffering from depression and substance abuse.||Tommie Hamaluba is a teacher in Botswana, Africa, working to eradicate malaria.||Tostan Founder|
Molly Melching empowers African communities to bring about positive social transformation based on respect for human rights.
|Trisomy 18 Foundation raises awareness and supports research for cures for this genetic disorder.||US Military Hospital in Germany |
At Forefront of Saving U.S. Lives
|Vilmos Farkas sacrificed his personal safety to save the lives of a couple of strangers.|
|"Game-changer" in Human Evolution |
Found in South African Bones
|Abner Peeler is credited with the invention of the first airbrush.||Ada Lovelace was a ninteenth century woman who influenced the computer programming of today||Airborne Windmills: |
Turning High Altitude Wind
Into Cheap Electricity
|Alan Turing laid the theoretical groundwork for the first computer.||Albert Einstein believed in the power of imagination.|
|Alexander Borodin was an accomplished chemist, composer and staunch advocate of women's rights.||Alexander Graham Bell was the inventor of the telephone.||Algae Fuels United States Navy||Ameen Abdulrasool is a young inventor who developed a portable navigation system for the blind.||Amy Charkowski works on the front lines of protecting Earth's food supply.||Ancient Art Supplies Found|
In South African Cave
|Andrea Mia Ghez is an astrophysicist best known for her discoveries about the black hole at the center of our galaxy.||Architectural Answer to Rising Seas:|
|Ariel Ruiz i Altaba|
Scientist - Photographer combines art and science to research how cells are generated and formed.
|Audrey Penn: |
Just Do It is a medical doctor who has devoted herself to studying diseases that affect muscle control.
|Augusta Ada Byron developed the world's first computer program while struggling with her own personal hardships.||Babak Darvish, MD inspires his patients and coworkers with his upbeat attitude and determination.|
|Barbara McClintock was one of the first women geneticists, and a Nobel laureate.||Ben Carson is the chief of neurosurgery |
at Johns Hopkins University Hospital.
|Benjamin Franklin was an inventor, diplomat, writer, and a huge influence on American history.||Bernard Fantus created the world's first blood bank.||Bernardo Houssay was an Argentinean physiologist and Nobel Prize winner.||Beth Rickard|
Environmentalist is an advocate of solar as the energy of the future.
"Neptune's Medicine Chest" is a pioneer in the hunt for medicines from the ocean to treat cancer and other diseases.
|Blood-Test Promises Improvements|
in Screening, Treating Cancer
|Bonnie Dunbar helped start a scholars program to inspire students to pursue careers in aerospace and engineering.||Bram Cohen is a computer programmer and the creator of BitTorrent.||Bulletproof Skin Created From Spider's Silk|
Holds Great Medical Promise
|Centers for Disease Control and Prevention an online source for Credible Health Information|
|Charles Darwin is the father of modern biology.||Chiaki Mukai is the first female Japanese astronaut.||Christiane Nusslein-Volhard is a Nobel Prize winner and pioneer genetic researcher.||Claudia Gerwin: |
Keeping the Neurons Firing researches how nerve cells relay messages to each other.
|Clifford V. Johnson is a string theorist who studies the makeup of the smallest particles of the universe.||Commander Chris Hadfield is the first Canadian to become the commander of the International Space Station.|
|Connie Samaras has created media archives for deep space voyages.||Courtney Schumacher is an atmospheric scientist and educator committed to mentoring young women interested in science.||Cristina Diaz: |
Biologist studies intertidal and tropical sponges.
|Dame Cicely Saunders founded the modern hospice to provide compassionate, holistic care to the dying.||DAREnet provides open access to Dutch academic research information and findings.||Darlene Cavalier founded ScienceCheerleader.com to promote science literacy.|
|Darlene Ketten studies stranded whales and dolphins.||Dean Kamen makes science and technology exciting for young people,||Debbye Turner became Miss America and pursued her dream to become a veterinarian.||Denis Mukwege Helps Women Ravaged By Congo War||Dilfuza Egamberdiyeva cares for the Earth's soil, researching ways to produce microbes to control plant diseases.||Dr Deepak Acharya is a scientist devoted to protecting India's endangered Patalkot Forest.|
|Dr. Alexander Langmuir Langmuir's work in epidemiology has saved millions of lives.||Dr. Barbara Ross Lee became the first African American woman dean of a US medical school.||Dr. Caldicott has been a lifelong anti-nuclear activist.||Dr. Carolyn Mazure founded the Yale Women's Health Program and is a forceful figure in the women's health movement.||Dr. Edward Holland|
Ophthalmologist transplants corneal stem cells to help give people their sight back.
|Dr. Edward Jenner discovered the vaccine.|
|Dr. Elizabeth Kalko |
and the Jason Project studies bats in the Panamanian rainforest.
|Dr. Elvia Niebla|
Soil Scientist is dedicated to soil conservation.
|Dr. Farouk El-Baz is an Egyptian space scientist and geologist.||Dr. France Cordova is a renowned |
has broken gender
and cultural barriers.
|Dr. Gloria WilderBrathwaite was inspired to provide health care to the poor in the innner city.||Dr. Govindappa Venkataswamy cares for the eyes of millions of people in India.|
|Dr. Ines Cifuentes |
Seismologist works to improve science programs for students in Washington, DC.
|Dr. Karen Plaut has been a pioneer in animal science research.||Dr. Kay Jamison is both an expert on, and a sufferer of, Bipolar Disorder.||Dr. Kristi Curry-Rogers is an accomplished paleontologist who travels the globe in search of dinosaur digs.||Dr. Madan Kataria has started a revolution of joy and laughter that is spreading around the world.||Dr. Michael DeBakey is the father of modern open-heart surgery.|
|Dr. Patch Adams gives the practice of medicine a humorous twist.||Dr. Paul Farmer has dedicated his life to treating people in the poorest nations in the world.||Dr. Richard Murphy |
Marine Biologist educates others about the sea and ways to protect the oceans for the future.
|Dr. Robert Ballard |
and the JASON project bring scientific exploration to children around the world.
|Dr. Sara W. Lazar|
Neuroscientist - Meditator researches the effects of meditation on the brain.
|Dr. Sue Savage-Rumbaugh is a scientist dedicated to the study and conservation of bonobos.|
|Dr. Susan Love is committed to women's health issues.||Dr. Zeda Rosenberg is working to protect women from HIV/AIDS.||Edgar Allan Poe was a writer and poet who explored psychology and science in his works.||Elizabeth Blackwell became the first female doctor and opened the first medical school for women.||Elizaveta Glinka: 'Dr. Liza' heads a free clinic that helps Moscow's homeless and hopeless||Enrico Fermi was one of the 20th century's greatest physicists.|
|Envirofit retrofits engines to reduce pollution and enhance energy efficiency in developing countries.||Erich Jarvis observes song birds and uses his training with molecular biology to learn about brain behavior.||F. Sherwood Rowland discovered the 'greenhouse effect.'||Fati Kirakoya is a researcher committed to finding solutions to end HIV/AIDS.||Frederick Banting was the co-discoverer of Insulin.||Friends of the Sea Lion rescue, treat, and release these mammals back into the ocean.|
|Gail Kaaialii: |
Biologist investigates the origins of life and helps others value all life forms.
|Galileo Galilei was the first to use a telescope to observe the stars and planets.||Garrett Morgan invented versions of the gas mask and the traffic signal.||George Washington Carver is famous for experimenting with plants.||Gertrude B. Elion developed |
the AIDS drug, AZT.
|Gina Gallant is an inventor whose |
passion is protecting the environment.
|Godspeed John Glenn: 50 years|
since first US orbit
|Grace Murray Hopper was a computer visionary and naval officer.||Greenland's "Ice Queen Liz" Ventures |
Hundreds of Miles in Search of Data
|Guglielmo Marconi was an Italian inventor who won a Nobel Prize in Physics for wireless telegraphy.||Guion S. Bluford, Jr. became the first African-American in space.||Gwynne Rowley Shotwell is the president of SpaceX, the company that made the Dragon space craft.|
|Hazel Barton combines her passion for caving with researching microbes.||Hib Vaccine Team created an affordable, synthetic vaccine against the bacteria that can cause meningitis and pneumonia.||High schoolers use their tech skills to build a better world||High-tech Yacht to be first Solar-Powered Vehicle to Circumnavigate the Globe||Hole Punch Clouds:|
Airplanes May Cause Rain at Some Airports
|Homeless New York Teen Has Bright Future |
After Acing Intel Science Contest
|Hot New Planet Could be Habitable...|
Sweltering, but Habitable
|Howard Florey shared the Nobel Prize for Medicine for extracting penicillin.||Hubble telescope zeroes in |
on green blob in space
|In Vitro Pioneer Robert Edwards|
Wins Nobel Prize for Medicine
|Internet-Connected Glasses |
Like Wearing Smartphone Shades
|Inventions by British Engineers Solving |
Health Problems In 3rd World
|Irene Ayako Uchida helped find the link between radiation and birth defects.||Irene Curie was the second woman in history to win the Nobel Prize in science; the first woman was her mother, Marie.||Is Zombie Parasite Causing Bee Die-Off?||Jack St. Clair Kilby invented|
|James Burke developed a model of discovery called the Knowledge Web to connect information across space and time.||Jane Mt. Pleasant is an agricultural scientist who looks to the past to meet today's farming needs.|
|Jonas Salk discovered the polio vaccine.||Kathy Sullivan was the first American woman to walk in space.||Leon Lederman devotes much of his time and energy to improving science education in America.||Leonard Adleman improves |
lives with his work
in DNA technology.
|Leonardo da Vinci was an artist, scientist and inventor.||Leslie Thompson is a scientist devoted to finding a cure for Huntington's Disease.|
|Louis Pasteur advanced the practice of medicine with his discoveries.||Luz Maria Rodriguez-Fernandez conducts cancer research to help understand the disease process.||Madame Curie received the Nobel Prize for her discovery of Radium.||Mae Jemison dreamed of going to space since childhood.||Magdalena Hurtado is an anthropologist who studies the Ache people of Paraguay.||Margaret Mead was a renowned anthropologist who thought in terms of 'the interconnection of all aspects of human life.'|
|Marie Curie discovered radioactivity as an atomic property, opening the door to 20th century science.||Martha Mecartney is a scientist, engineer and professor committed to helping young women interested in the field of science.||Meenakshi Wadhwa studies meteorites and the processes involved in their formation.||Merieme Chadid is an astronomer from Morocco who did research at the South Pole.||Mohammed Bah Abba invented a refrigeration device that is not dependent on electricity.||NASA Discovers New Lifeform |
That Redefines Search For Life Beyond Earth
|NASA's Latest Mars Rover|
Scrambles to Meet November Launch
|Neil A. Armstrong was the first man to walk on the moon.||New Planet Discovered In|
... Not too hot, Not too cold ...
|Nicolaus Copernicus was the first astronomer to propose that the planets orbit around the sun.||Nikola Tesla was the father of many modern inventions.||Nobel Prize in Chemistry Goes to Trio|
for Carbon-bonding Techniques
|Nobel Prize in Physics Goes to Creators of Revolutionary Atom-thin Material||Norman Borlaug was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his success in increasing the world's food supply.||Obama Reveals "inner science geek" |
at White House Science Fair
|Orville and Wilbur Wright were brothers determined to build a better flying machine.||Patrick Nagatani uses photography and colored lights to promote good health.||Paul Munsen |
Solar Oven Man manufactures sun ovens, which harness the sun's rays to provide an environmentally safe source of energy.
|Paul Sipiera led an expedition into Antarctica to find meteorites for NASA.||Percy Julian was a groundbreaking African American chemist, inventor, and trailblazer.||Philo T. Farnsworth was the inventor of the television.||Physicists Close in on "God Particle"||Physics breakthrough? |
Speedy Neutrinos Challenge Einstein's E=mc2
|Ramani Sankaranarayanan |
and Geeta Vaidyanathan founded CTxGrEn to show villagers how to turn native materials into fuel for electricity.
|Ray Kurzweil is an inventor who uses technology to restore health.||Reef Ball Foundation restores damaged coral reef systems around the world.||Richard Feynman shared the Nobel Prize in Physics for work in the field of quantum electrodynamics.||Robert Koch was an important medical researcher of the 19th century.||Rokhaya Gueye treats malaria and|
raises awareness about women's health issues in Senegal.
|Saeed Awan developed a new carpet loom that reduces child labor in Pakistan.|
|Sandra Begay-Campbell is a Native American engineer who brings solar-powered energy to the Navajo reservation.||Sanoussi Diakite invented the fonio husking machine.||Scientists from All Over the World|
Scour Iceland For Clues to Our Future
|Scientists: Faster-than-light |
Finding Still Holds
|Shannon Hackett studies the genetic diversity and evolution in tropical birds.||Singapore's "Supertrees" Bring National Gardens into City Center|
|Sir Alexander Fleming saved millions of lives with his discovery of penicillin.||Solar Sister Wants to Light Up Rural Africa||Srinivasa Ramanujan made groundbreaking contributions to mathematics.||Stephanie Jenouvrier is a population ecologist researching the effects of climate change on emperor penguins.||Stephen W. Hawking is a renowned theoretical physicist.||Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar is a Nobel Prize winning astrophysicist who contributed to our understanding of the stars.|
|Tania Ruiz is an astrophysicist committed to science education and helping women reach their goals.||Temple Grandin is a professor, doctor of animal science and an autism activist.||Thais Corral gives women a voice in their communities through access to communication technology.||The Space Shuttle's Legacy||Therese Koutnik is an inspiration to her sister and a role model for girls who would like to become engineers.||Thomas Alva Edison is considered one of the world's greatest inventors.|
|Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web.||Tom Chau|
Biomedical Engineer uses science and technology to maximize opportunities for people with disabilities.
|Tom Dibblee was a legendary geologic mapper.||U.S. Scientists Testing|
Early Earthquake Warning System
|Ursula Goellner-Scheiding has studied insects for over 60 years.||Usha Varanasi is the first woman to lead a Fisheries Science Center.|
|Vint Cerf is an Internet pioneer who passionately believes that all people should benefit from the information revolution.||Vladimir Kosma Zworykin is called |
'The Father of Television'.
|Wes Jackson was a professor who returned to the land to advance sustainable agriculture practices.||Wilson Bentley was the first person to photograph a single snowflake.||Women Making Slow But Sure Strides|
In Science and Math
|XIV Argonauts broadcasted their explorations of the Channel Islands.|
|Yuri Gagarin was the first human being to journey into space.||Zohra Ben Lakhdar is a physicist from Africa who does research on atomic spectroscopy.|