Posts Tagged ‘Nobel Prize’

Nobel Prize 2020: 2 Scientists Win Chemistry Prize For Genome Editing Discovery

The Nobel Prize in chemistry for year 2020 was awarded to Frenchwoman Emmanuelle Charpentier and an American, Jennifer Doudna for their research on genetic scissors that cuts DNA at precise location, enabling scientists make changes to specific genes. The Nobel Committee during announcement of the award explained that their discovery is contributing to new cancer […]

Nobel Prize for Chemistry Won by Geneticists

Sweden’s Tomas Lindahl, American Paul Modrich and U.S.-Turkish scientist Aziz Sancar won the Nobel prize in Chemistry for their research into the way cells repair damaged DNA. The Nobel committee said the trio’s work “has provided fundamental knowledge of how a living cell functions.” Their findings have been used for the development of new cancer […]