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Haroldson Lafayette Hunt once wisely proffered the following advice Decide what you want decide what you are willing to exchange for it Establish your priorities and go to work Hunt was attempting to say if you turn your dream into an experiment and then decide how much time you are willing to exchange to see your experiment become reality you will be successful Two individuals who became very successful with their experiments are Barbara McClintock and Percy Lavon Julian Although these historical figures were both successful with their scientific research they differed in the discrimination they faced and their pathway to success To begin with McClintock and Julian both were very successful in their scientific research McClintocks success allowed her to discovered that some of the main beliefs about genes were incorrect For example McClintock performed an experiment that led her to believe that genes can move around the chromosomes instead of staying in one place McClintock was the first person to figure out these jumping genes She was honored for her pioneer work and won many awards include the Nobel Prize which was the most impressive honor in the world of science On the other hand Julian was just as successful as McClintock Julian created many successful materials that helped many people One of his creations was a substance called Aero-Foam that puts out gasoline and oil fires This substance helped save many lives Another one of Julians great successes was inventing Substance S This drug is very similar to cortisone but is much less expensive than cortisone which helps many people to afford it Julians inventions were so successful that most of them even changed many peoples lives Both McClintock and Julian were very successful creators Although McClintock and Julian were similar in the success they achieved they faced different forms of discrimination McClintock was discriminated against because she was a woman No university would hire her as a full professor because of
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