'Lady of the Cells' Dead at 103

Inside the fascinating life of Rita Levi-Montalcini

By Kate Seamons,  Newser Staff

Posted Dec 31, 2012 9:21 AM CST

(Newser) – Italy has lost a truly fascinating centenarian. Nobel Prize winner Rita Levi-Montalcini died at her home yesterday at age 103, leading Rome's mayor to declare the scientist's death a loss "for all of humanity." It may not be much of an...   Read full story »


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