Edinburgh-born scientist wins Nobel Prize for chemistry



A Scottish scientist has won the Nobel Prize for chemistry for helping to pioneer molecular machines.
Sir James Fraser Stoddard, 74, from Northwestern University in Illinois, was named joint winner of the prestigious award in recognition of his work on tiny motors too small to see with the naked eye.
The other two laureates announced at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm were Professor Jean-Pierre Sauvage from the University of Strasbourg, France, and Professor Bernard Feringa, from the University of Groningen, the Netherlands.
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15 October 2016 in Learning, Views: 35
Source: Scotsman
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