Nobel Prize in Chemistry Awarded for Molecular Machine Discoveries

Nobel Prize in Chemistry Awarded for Molecular Machine Discoveries

Three investigators were named co-winners of the 2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry this morning for their work in designing and developing molecular machines.

Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Ph.D., of the University of Strasbourg, Sir J. Fraser Stoddart, Ph.D., of Northwestern University, and Bernard L. Feringa, Ph.D., of University of Groningen, were cited for developing molecules with controllable movements that can perform a task when energy is added.

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