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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. Jude Children's Research Hospital is a joint winner of The Protein Society's 2011 Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin Award. The award recognizes exceptional contributions in protein science, which profoundly influence the understanding of biology. Schulman is a member of the St. Jude...

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.Dr Verena Görtz, of the University's Department of Chemistry, will use the funds provided by the Fellowship to develop her pioneering work which focuses on creating polymer beads with liquid crystal properties.Liquid crystals are widely known for their application in...

2005-09-29 05:40:00

STOCKHOLM -- 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. If history is a guide, a couple of greying men are likely to win the 2005 Nobel physics and chemistry prizes, to be announced on October 4 and October 5 respectively. They will receive the 10 million crown prize in December. Swedish kings have handed out 320 prizes to distinguished physicists and chemists since 1901, but only...


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