In Gallery 38 of the National Portrait Gallery in London there is a portrait of Dorothy Hodgkin in her study, her desk littered with papers, and in the foreground is a model of the structure of insulin (Figure 1). The portrait is naturalistic apart from one small detail: Dorothy has four hands. Perhaps this goes some way to explaining her extraordinary achievements, which are still having a huge impact a century after her birth.
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David Stuart; A light for life: The impact of X-rays on structural biology and its pioneers. Biochem (Lond) 1 August 2010; 32 (4): 46–50. doi: https://doi.org/10.1042/BIO03204046
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