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DOE OSTI highlights Nobel Laureate Barbara McClintock during Women's History Month

In 1983, Barbara McClintock, at the age of 81, received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for her discovery of mobile genetic elements in plants. McClintock was the first woman to receive an unshared Nobel Prize in the category of Physiology or Medicine.

Last updated on Friday 13 September 2013