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Nobel Prize In Chemistry Honors Views Of Human Cells Working At The Atomic Level

Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson worked to develop cryo-electron microscopy, which the Royal Swedish Academy says "both simplifies and improves the imaging of biomolecules."
he 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry goes to Jacques Dubochet from Switzerland, Joachim Frank from the U.S. and Richard Henderson from Britain, during an announcement at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm, Sweden, Wednesday. / JONATHAN NACKSTRAND / Getty Images

The 2017 Nobel Prize in chemistry has been awarded to researchers Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson for their work that developed cryo-electron microscopy, which the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences says "both simplifies and improves the imaging of biomolecules."

Speaking to the prize committee by phone Wednesday morning,

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