Did the lack of knowledge of Chemistry lead to the downfall of one of the greatest armies in history?
In 1956, Werner Forssmann shared the Nobel Prize in Medicine (with Andre Cournand and Dickinson Richards) to develop a heart catheterization technique...
Ignaz Semmelweis struggled for years to promote his... ground-breaking handwashing policies but was beaten to death in 1865. He was just 47.
Marie Curie was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize and the only woman to win two Nobel prizes in different science fields (Physics and Chemistry).