Nobel Prize Winning Biologist Rita Levi-Montalcini Defied Fascists,
Was Senator for Life in Italy; Her Cellular Research Lives On
|Lady of the Cells: Rita Levi-Montalcini|
The scientific world has lost an amazing woman--an Italian Jew who conducted underground research in defiance of the Fascists during the Second World War. A Nobel Laureate known in Italy as the "Lady of the Cells," Rita Levi-Montalcini worked well into her final years. Read more.