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"List of women who have won a Nobel Prize in natural sciences" article likely out of date.

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Nobel Prizes are given in several different areas. The natural science fields in which Nobel Prizes are awarded are physics, chemistry, and medicine (officially "physiology or medicine").



  • Marie Curie (1911)
  • Irene Joliot-Curie (1935)
  • Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin (1964)
  • Ada Yonath (2009)

Physiology or medicine

  • Gerty Theresa Cori (1947)
  • Rosalyn Sussman Yalow (1977)
  • Barbara McClintock (1983)
  • Rita Levi-Montalcini (1986)
  • Gertrude B. Elion (1988)
  • Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard (1995)
  • Linda B. Buck (2004)
  • Françoise Barré-Sinoussi (2008)
  • Elizabeth Blackburn and Carol W. Greider (2009)
  • May-Britt Moser (2014)