Dorothy Hodgkin was born on this day in 1910. She’s famed as one of only four women to have won a Nobel Prize in Chemistry, and the only British woman to have done so. This graphic takes a look at the work that earned her the prize.
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References & Further Reading
- From Dorothy to Diamond: Hodgkin’s Legacy – Diamond Light Source
- Penicillin – C&EN
- Vitamin B12 – C&EN
- Dorothy Hodgkin image: National Portrait Gallery
- Insulin structure: RCSB PDB