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1986 NMS Awardee reflects on her excitement being a part of the 20th century revolution in biology.

Biologist and 1986 National Medal of Science medalist Joan A. Steitz describes her excitement about being involved in the 20th Century revolution in biology, her contributions, and implications for health and future discoveries, as well as her perspective as one of the few women in the field in its earlier days.

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