Scottish-born knight shares Nobel Prize in Chemistry for molecular machines work
Sir James Fraser Stoddart, 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.
Each scientist will receive an equal share of the eight million kronor (£733,000) prize money.
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