Biography Sketch: Nettie Stevens

Learn all about Nettie Stevens in 280 characters or less.

Learn all about Nettie Stevens in 280 characters or less.In 1906, Dr. Stevens discovered from her research with mealworms that sex was inherited as a chromosomal factor and that males (sperm) determined the gender of the offspring. Just like many other women in STEM, Stevens was not immediately recognized for her contributions.

 

Learn More!

1.  Britannica

2. National Women’s History Museum: Snubbed Women in STEM

3. Nature.com


Learn all about Nettie Stevens in 280 characters or less.

 

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