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Three molecular scientists awarded Nobel prize for world’s smallest machines


PUBLISHED Wed, October 05, 2016 - 10:35am EDT


The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has awarded the 2016 Nobel Laureates in Chemistry to three European molecular scientists who developed the world's smallest machines. The prize went to Jean-Pierre Sauvage of the University of Strasbourg in France; Sir James Fraser Stoddart of Northwestern University in the United States; and Bernard L Feringa of the University of Groningen in the Netherlands for the "design and synthesis of molecular machines."





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