Let’s go, women! The winners for the Nobel Prize for Chemistry have been announced, and Emmanuelle Charpentier of France and Jennifer Doudna of the United States are the winners of the 2020 Nobel Prize for Chemistry for their genome editing research. Both of them will receive a gold medal and share a cash award of a whopping $1.12 million, as NPR details:
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The winners are Emmanuelle Charpentier of France, and Jennifer Doudna of the United States. Charpentier is at the Max Planck Unit for the Science of Pathogens in Berlin, and Doudna is at the University of California, Berkeley.
As is customary, the winners were announced at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm. The formal ceremonies in December will take place online because of the pandemic.
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