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PERIODIC TABLE

Elementary women

The contributions of women to the development of the periodic table have long been overlooked. Claire Murray relates how the recent ‘Setting their table’ conference set out to highlight their prominent role in element discovery and use.

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Correspondence to Claire A. Murray.

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