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Google honors Dorothy Hodgkin's X-ray vision

Christian Science Monitor - 11 May 2014
In her acceptance speech for the 1964 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, Dorothy Hodgkin quoted a children's book by the eminent British scientist Sir William Henry Bragg: Skip to next paragraph. Related stories ...
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Public donations sought for career returners' chemistry fellowship

Chemistry World (subscription) - 31 May 2017
The Dorothy Hodgkin fellowship – named after the x-ray crystallographer and chemistry Nobel laureate who was the first woman at the university to receive maternity pay – aims to help address the 'leaky pipeline' of women leaving academia. The initial ...
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Don picks up Royal Society prize

Cherwell Online - 02 Jun 2017
But it is particularly pleasing to see his name added to the list of winners of the Royal Society's oldest and most prestigious prize, alongside Benjamin Franklin, Dorothy Hodgkin, Albert Einstein and Charles Darwin, as well as two of our illustrious ...
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Arthur Inerfield

Napa Valley Register - 23 Jun 2017
Settling in 1967 on the San Francisco peninsula, Arthur and Dorothy lived in Hillsborough and were happily married for 43 years until Dorothy's death from non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in 1988. At the time of her illness, Art was the President of the Board of ...
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Dorothy Hodgkin and Margaret Thatcher were chalk and cheese

The Guardian - 25 Feb 2016
Alice Prochaska comments on the academic and personal relationship between Margaret Thatcher (née Roberts) and Dorothy Hodgkin (Letters, 25 February). Of the academic relationship, Hodgkin's biographer, Georgina Ferry, recalls Margaret Roberts' year ...
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Dorothy Hodgkin and the Year of Crystallography

The Guardian - 14 Jan 2014
Exactly 50 years after the award of the prize to von Laue, Dorothy Hodgkin won the 1964 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for her work in establishing the structures of the vitamin B12 and penicillin, also via x-ray crystallography. During those 50 years the ...
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What did Dorothy Hodgkin contribute to chemistry? - 11 May 2016
English biochemist Dorothy Hodgkin was born in Cairo, where her archaeologist parents were working. She won the 1964 Nobel Prize for Chemistry – the third woman to do so – for pioneering protein crystallography, a technique that uses X-rays to ...
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Colouring by letters: the life of Dorothy Hodgkin

The Guardian - 12 Oct 2014
The same catapulting into the past can be done with sound as BBC Radio 4 did this past week with An Eye for Pattern: the Letters of Dorothy Hodgkin, a programme timed to mark the 50th anniversary of her award of the Nobel Prize for Chemistry. In five ...
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Margaret Thatcher's surprising relationship with Dorothy Hodgkin

The Guardian - 13 Aug 2014
It's called The Chemistry Between Them, and it's about Margaret Thatcher and her tutor in chemistry at Somerville College, Dorothy Hodgkin, who was both a scientist and on the left. Dorothy's husband was in the Communist party and she was banned from ...
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You Can Watch Fleming's Original Penicillin Culture in Oxford! (blog) - 11 Mar 2017
The exhibition also honors the role of Dorothy Hodgkin, an Oxford biochemist that pioneered X-ray crystallography decades before Rosalind Franklin used it to elucidate the structure of DNA. She used the technology to unravel the molecular structure of ...
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Anthony Warlow reminisces days of family singalongs

Starts at 60 - 09 Jun 2017
Being in a smaller town with beautiful beaches and the country half an hour up the hill, it was kind of a Utopia, it really was a Dorothy-esque kind of lifestyle, and my imagination was allowed to blossom. I feel sometimes now that I am living in Oz ...
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School unveils plaque to Nobel-winning pupil Dorothy Hodgkin

BBC News - 13 Mar 2015
A plaque has been unveiled at the state school attended by the only British woman to have won a Nobel Prize in science. Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin was a pupil at Sir John Leman Grammar School in Beccles, Suffolk between 1921 and 1928. She was ...
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El Universo De Maxwell

El Diario de Ciudad Victoria (Comunicado de prensa) - 28 May 2017
Dorothy Crowfoot (después conocida como Dorothy Hodgkin) nació en El Cairo, Egipto, el 12 de mayo de 1910. Su padre trabajaba como inspector escolar en el Servicio Educativo de Egipto, además de que era un experto en arqueología. Su madre estaba ...
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Thatcher and Hodgkin: How chemistry overcame politics

BBC News - 19 Aug 2014
To commemorate the 50th anniversary of Dorothy Hodgkin's Nobel Prize, a play - The Chemistry Between Them - has been written, looking at her friendship with Margaret Thatcher. Its creator Adam Ganz describes their ongoing mutual respect. In 1964 ...
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Audio slideshow: Dorothy Hodgkin

BBC News - 12 May 2010
It is 100 years since the birth of the only British woman ever to have won a Nobel Prize for science. Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin, who lived most of her adult life in Oxfordshire and Warwickshire, is credited with discovering the three dimensional ...
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11 Books About World-Changing Women That Everyone Should Read

Bustle - 19 Jan 2017
Just because we gals haven't shattered that highest of glass ceilings yet (at least in the United States — as of 2016, 59 other countries have elected female heads of government) doesn't mean that there still aren't plenty of women who have changed ...

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