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Latest Dorothy Hodgkin Stories

2011-05-24 13:29:00

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientist recognized with the Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin Award from The Protein Society MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Brenda Schulman, Ph.D., of St.

2009-08-27 15:55:00

A University of York scientist has been awarded a Royal Society Dorothy Hodgkin Fellowship for her research on smart polymer materials that could eventually be used as sensors to detect biological materials and pollutants.

2005-09-29 05:40:00

If you are a woman scientist, don't hold your breath for a call from the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, the venerable body that awards the Nobel prizes.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.