nobel prize in chemistry
French scientist Emmanuelle Charpentier and American Jennifer A. Doudna were awarded the prize for discovering one of gene technology's sharpest tools.
Through their work, the laureates laid the foundation of a wireless, fossil fuel-free society.
The biochemical engineer, who performed the first directed evolution of enzymes, is the fifth woman ever to be awarded the prize.
The couple was last seen at their home in West Lafayette, Indiana, near the Purdue University campus where Ei-Ichi is a professor of chemistry.
"October 1941: Conceived by optimistic parents," is one highlight of Jacques Dubochet's professional record.
The prize was awarded to Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson
The prize was awarded “for the design and synthesis of molecular machines.”