Google Doodle Honors Eva Ekeblad

Google Honors Eva Ekeblad: The Scientist We Have To Thank For Vodka

Today’s Google Doodle is a tribute to Swedish aristocrat and scientist Eva Ekeblad (1724-86) on the anniversary 293rd birthday. Countess Ekeblad is known for her scientific breakthrough of extracting starch from potatoes to make  way for vodka distillation – a cause for celebration for all of us! Here are five things you need to know about this incredible woman. Ekeblad came …

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