Gertrude Belle Elion (1918-1999) American biochemist and pharmacologist who played a key role in developing the AIDS drug AZT, receiving the Nobel Prize in Medicine in 1988 together with two other researchers. She was the first woman to be inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame.
The Nobel Prize in Literature 1991
The Nobel Prize in Literature 1991 was awarded to Nadine Gordimer "who through her magnificent epic writing has - in the words of Alfred Nobel - been of very great benefit to humanity".
How Churchill fought them with his speeches: CHURCHILL: THE POWER OF WORDS EDITED BY MARTIN GILBERT
My guess, writes ROGER LEWIS, is that had Winston Churchill been more terse, a year could have been knocked off the Second World War.
Rare and Iconic Photos of Einstein Celebrate His Nobel Win 90 Years Ago
Ask anyone to name an iconic scientists and most people will say Albert Einstein. He was his generation's greatest physicist as well as a international celebrity and humanitarian. Many people can tell you at least something about his renowned Theory of Relativity, though the details probably elude them right now.
Nobel Laureate Feels Sorry for All the Pretty Young Authors
Author and Nobel laureate Doris Lessing thinks the current marketing climate for young authors is damaging—in fact, she feels "desperately sorry" for them. "Now what happens is that if you are a girl who's good-looking and has written even a passable book you can be earning enormous sums of money very quickly and are then sent on a promotional tour... there are people who can't write a second book because they are always on the telephone or having to do some TV thing." (It must be said: back…
Dorothy Hodgkin was awarded the Nobel Prize in chemistry for her work to discover the structure of penicillin. So, the next Kardashian sister to get (*hem*) an infection should remember this meaningful female!
Over 50 and fabulous: Top women over 50 and how to be stylish tips
Over 50 and fabulous: A list of fascinating, top women over 50, photos, shopping, and tips for being stylish when you are a 50+ woman...
Alice Munro - by Peter Sibbald. Winner of the 2013 Nobel Prize for Literature The 82-year-old, whose books include Dance of the Happy Shades and The View From Castle Rock, is only the 13th woman to win the prize since its inception in 1901.
The Nobel Peace Prize 2001
The Nobel Peace Prize 2001 was awarded jointly to United Nations (U.N.) and Kofi Annan "for their work for a better organized and more peaceful world".
People who Changed the World in Politics:
There are countless people who changed the world. This is as per my knowledge and perceptions , and you are free to enter your ideas at the bottom of this page. So, here we go. 1. Mahatma Gandhi - This guy is at the top of my list. He popularized the non-voilent movement. He stopped eating "sugar" only so he could tell a child to give up sugar. He sure lives by the phrase, "be the change you wish to see". 2.Queen Elizabeth I - Queen of one of the most successful monarchs, who defeated the…