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How the winners of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry have transformed research and saved lives

By Marcos Alcocer

The 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry goes to work on how to use the principles of evolution to create new medical treatments and renewable fuels.

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Frances Arnold, George Smith and Gregory Winter have won the 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
Ill. Niklas Elmehed/ Nobel Media

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2018 has been awarded to three researchers for their work on “harnessing the power of evolution” to create compounds that are of benefit to humanity. One half of the nine million Swedish kronor (£770,686) prize will go to the American Frances Arnold from the California Institute of Technology, US. The other half will go jointly to the American George Smith from the University of Missouri, US, and the Brit Gregory Winter from the MRC lab in Cambridge, UK.

Their work...

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