The first person to hold two Nobel Prizes is a woman. Marie Curie-Sklodowska was honored for her work in both Physics & Chemistry and her pioneering research in radioactivity changed history. #WINS2012 www.wins2012.org
Dorothy Hodgkin worked out the structure of penicillin, insulin and vitamin B12. But when, after 31 years of work, she won the Nobel Prize for science in 1964 the Daily Mail chose to run the story under the headline "Oxford housewife wins Nobel"
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