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The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2018 with one half to Frances H. Arnold “for the directed evolution of enzymes” and the other half jointly to George P. Smith and British scientist Sir Gregory P. Winter “for the phage display of peptides and antibodies”. Dr. Arnold and Dr. Smith ..
Topics: Antibody • Awards • BBC 100 Women • Biology • Branches of biology • California Institute of Technology faculty • Frances Arnold • George Smith • Nobel Prize • Nobel Prize in Chemistry • Phage display • Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
2017 Nobel Prize in Physics jointly awarded to three US scientists – Rainer Weiss, Kip S. Thorne and Barry C. Barish
The 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics has been jointly awarded to three US scientists – Rainer Weiss, Kip S. Thorne and Barry C. Barish – for the detection of gravitational waves. The ripples were predicted by Albert Einstein and are a fundamental consequence of his General Theory of Relativity. The winners are members of the ..
Topics: Barry Barish • California Institute of Technology faculty • Gravitational-wave astronomy • Guggenheim Fellows • Kip Thorne • LIGO • Natural sciences • Nobel laureates in Physics • Particle physicists • Physical sciences • Physics • Rainer Weiss