Author: Georgina Ferry

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Women in Science History Review: Dorothy Hodgkin

March 11, 2017 Uncategorized 3

Women in Science History Review: Dorothy HodgkinTitle: Dorothy Hodgkin: A Life
Author: Georgina Ferry
Links: Indiebound |Goodreads
Rating: four-stars

Dorothy Hodgkin was an incredible scientist, one of the founders of the field of protein crystallography. Using cutting edge techniques, she discovered the structures of insulin, penicillin, and vitamin B12. She was awarded the Nobel prize for this work and remains the only British women to have received this honor (c’mon, Nobel prize committee, do better!). She also worked hard to create an international community of scientists and her protegees continue to make important discoveries around the world today. Read more »

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