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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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Malaria: Can we ever get rid of it?

Imperial College London - 25 Sep 2017
Presentations were heard from Dr Lucy Okell, Lecturer/Royal Society Dorothy Hodgkin Research Fellow within the Faculty of Medicine, who discussed 'Malaria control: progress and projections for the future'. Dr Thomas Churcher. Dr Tom Churcher (left), ...
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Who was Sir Ernst Chain?

Connaught Telegraph - 06 Oct 2017
He also theorised the structure of penicillin, which was confirmed by x-ray crystallography done by Dorothy Hodgkin. For this research, Chain, Florey and Fleming received the Nobel Prize in 1945. Towards the end of World War II, Chain learned that his ...
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A Nobel for Cryo-EM

Science Magazine (blog) - 04 Oct 2017
J. D. Bernal and Dorothy Hodgkin (later a solo Nobelist for her crystallography work) showed in 1934 that a protein crystal would indeed diffract X-rays, a major advance, but working out the structure from that data was a problem just too big to be solved.
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Cancer affects many family members

Citrus County Chronicle - 03 Oct 2017
Dorothy's grandson, Kyle McCluskey, contracted Hodgkin's Lymphoma at 23. At first, he didn't want to go through treatment. His grandparents, Dorothy and her ex-husband tried to intervene, but in vain. After suffering for a year, almost unable to breath ...
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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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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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Smartest people, mediocre nation

Vanguard - 04 Jul 2017
BRITISH Nobel laureate Dorothy Hodgkin once noted that the University of Lagos was one of the world centres of expertise in her specialist field of chemical crystallography. Ahmadu Bello University Zaria had the first world class computer centre in Africa.
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Dorothy Hodgkin: The making of a brainiac

Los Angeles Times - 12 May 2014
Dorothy Hodgkin made incredible contributions to science. But while checking out the achievements of this Google Doodle-celebrated chemist, pause to appreciate some of the factors that shaped her intellect -- intriguing parents and a childhood that ...
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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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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
Adam Ganz's new play – The Chemistry Between Them, to be broadcast on Radio 4 this month – explores one of the most intriguing friendships in the history of science and politics: Margaret Thatcher and Dorothy Hodgkin. As well as winning the Nobel Prize ...
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Does the world need polymaths?

BBC News - 20 Aug 2017
By the way. The answer to those two questions. Dorothy Hodgkin was the crystallographer, and William Golding the novelist. But you knew that anyway. David Edmonds (@DavidEdmonds100) is the producer of Monkman and Seagull's Polymathic Adventure, ...
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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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“Es cierto: ha habido pocas mujeres premiadas con el Nobel” - 04 Oct 2017
En 1911 lo hizo Marie Curie por el descubrimiento del radio y el polonio; en 1935 lo ganó su hija Irène Joliot-Curie por la síntesis de nuevos elementos radiactivos; en 1964 se lo llevó Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin, por la determinación de estructuras de ...

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