Audio slideshow: Dorothy Hodgkin

It is 100 years since the birth of the only British woman ever to have won a Nobel Prize for science.

Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin, who lived most of her adult life in Oxfordshire and Warwickshire, is credited with discovering the three dimensional structures of penicillin, vitamin B12 and insulin.

As The Royal Society celebrates her legacy to science and to women - take a look back at her life and pioneering work with her son Luke Hodgkin.

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Portraits images courtesy Jorge Lewinski, Ramsey and Muspratt, Godfrey Argent Studio, The Royal Society and the Hodgkin family.
Music courtesy KPM Music.

Slideshow production by Paul Kerley. Publication date 12 May 2010.


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