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Nobel Prize 2022: Carolyn R. Bertozzi, Morten Meldal and K. Barry Sharpless win Nobel prize in chemistry

New Delhi: The Nobel for Chemistry has been announced. This year the award was presented by Carolyn Bertozzi of Stanford University, USA, Morten Mieldall of the University of Copenhagen (Denmark) and K.K. of the Scripps Research Center, USA. Barry Sharpless is given. The Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded for the development of click chemistry and bioorthogonal chemistry.

By Priyanka Verma 
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New Delhi: The Nobel for Chemistry has been announced. This year the award was presented by Carolyn Bertozzi of Stanford University, USA, Morten Mieldall of the University of Copenhagen (Denmark) and K.K. of the Scripps Research Center, USA. Barry Sharpless is given. The Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded for the development of click chemistry and bioorthogonal chemistry.

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This year’s (2022) Nobel Peace Prize will be announced on Friday and the prize in the field of economics will be announced on October 10. Sharpless has been awarded the Nobel Prize twice. He is the fifth person so far to have been awarded two Nobel Prizes.

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Earlier in the day, the Nobel Prize in Physics for 2022 was announced. This year the award was given to three scientists for their work in the field of quantum mechanics. Scientists Alain Aspect of France, John F Clauser of America and Anton Gellinger of Austria will get 10 million Swedish kronor (about Rs 7.5 crore). The award was announced by the Royal Swedish Academy of Science in Scottholm on Tuesday.

This year’s Nobel Prize in Medicine has been awarded to Swedish scientist Svante Pabo. He has been given this award for his discovery on ‘the evolution of human beings’. Pabo compared the genomes of modern humans and extinct species to show that they were mixed.

Mumbai-born author Salman Rushdie may receive this year’s Nobel Prize for Literature. He is considered a strong contender for this award. The author of the controversial “Satanic Verses” was stabbed at an event in western New York in August this year. The Nobel Prize in the field of literature will be announced tomorrow i.e. on Thursday.

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