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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