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  1. Marie Curie coined the term radioactivity, and was the first person to win two Nobel Prizes in different disciplines. 00:40

  2. Marie Curie made the groundbreaking observation that radioactivity came from atoms themselves, and not from molecular interaction. 04:31

  3. During World War I, Marie Curie drove a portable x-ray machine to assist wounded soldiers. 07:55

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  1. Thatcher worked as a research chemist before joining politics. 00:22

  2. In the 1980s Thatcher raised taxes during Britain's economic depression, causing riots. 01:44

  3. Ronald Regan and Thatcher were close friends. 02:52

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