If the story is right, the latest nobel prize is going to a discovery from WAAAAY back.
Nobel win for Elizabeth Blackburn
I know I can't wait 25y for anything discovered for MS... That discovery was made 25 years ago, but even at that moment Professor Blackburn knew she was onto something big. "I felt very excited ... and I thought this is very interesting, this is a very important result, and you don't often feel that," she said.
By the way, its actually a team of researchers, but they have locked onto the fact there is a female in the team, and she's australian, so local papers get a double whammy.