Nature News: Cryo-electron microscopy wins chemistry Nobel

Nature News: Cryo-electron microscopy wins chemistry Nobel

Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson share the prize for developing a technique to image biomolecules.

The 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded for work that helps researchers see what biomolecules look like.

Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson were awarded the prize on 4 October for their work in developing cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM), a technique that fires beams of electrons at proteins that have been frozen in solution, to deduce the biomolecules’ structure….

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