Born 22 June 1939 in the Guela quarter in Jerusalem, Ada Yonath is the oldest daughter of Hillel and Esther Livshitz. At that time, the area of Palestine was under British control. World War I left Palestine and other territories of the freshly defeated Ottoman Empire in limbo. The 1920 document issued by the League … Continue reading Profile: Ada E. Yonath
Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin (1910 - 1994) British chemist known for mapping the structure of insulin, Vitamin B12, and other notable biochemistry molecules.