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Sunday, April 19, 2009
Italian scientist Levi Montalcini: 100 and Still Going Strong
She sounds like a witty and strong woman; Levi Montalcini, 100 years old, celebrated her 100th birtday Wednesday. Montalcini won the Nobel Prize in 1986. She lived under Mussolini's rule, and had to give up research at the University. Being Jewish, she was considered "inferior" and had to work out of her home. More here.