Linus Pauling is one of that select group of individuals whose lives have made a discernible
impact on the contemporary world. His contributions to molecular chemistry have been
substantial and fully deserving of the recognition that he received in the form of
a Nobel Prize in chemistry....Pauling continued to do productive scientific work throughout
his lifetime, making a second outstanding contribution in his discovery of the molecular
processes involved in sickle-cell anemia. This discovery, if made by anyone who was
not already the only person to receive two unshared Nobel Prizes, might well have
merited a third prize in medicine.
Ted Goertzel. "Linus Pauling: The Scientist as Crusader." Antioch Review, 38 (1980): 371-382. 1980.
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