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Rita Levi Montalcini

Life and Death Decisions by Cells, Investigated Under Life-threatening Conditions During WWII

James A. Shapiro | Posted 05.14.2013 | Science
James A. Shapiro

How cells make these signal-influenced choices is a major focus of contemporary, 21st Century research. The truly heroic story of Rita Levi-Montalcini illustrates how dedicated and inspired scientists can address advanced questions in the most difficult of circumstances.

Nobel Prize-Winning 'Lady Of The Cells' Dies At 103

AP | FRANCES D'EMILIO | Posted 12.30.2012 | Science

ROME -- Rita Levi-Montalcini, a biologist who conducted underground research in defiance of Fascist persecution and went on to win a Nobel Prize for h...

Rita Levi Montalcini, Nobel Prize-Winning Scientist Turns 100, Still Works

AP | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

ROME — Rita Levi Montalcini, a Nobel Prize-winning scientist, said Saturday that even though she is about to turn 100, her mind is sharper than ...