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Susan Lindquist
Susan Lindquist is a world leading scientist in molecular biology. She is specialized in the protein folding problem and studies, among other things, the disease-causing prions.Interviewed by Per...
Tags: Genes, Molecules inside us, Scientists
Dan Shechtman
Dan Shechtman
Nobel Prize winner Dan Shechman talks about his sensational discovery of quasicrystals, which were unlike any other crystals seen before. He had to work hard to convince other scientists that he was...
Tags: Materials, Nobel Prize, Scientists, Technology
Jack Szostak
Jack Szostak
Nobel Prize winner Jack Szostak solved the long-standing puzzle of how the ends of chromosomes are protected from degradation. His recent work involves trying to understand how life could emerge on...
Tags: Genes, Molecules inside us, Nobel Prize
Ada Yonath
Ada Yonath
People thought she was crazy to try to do the impossible and make crystals of ribosomes. But she succeeded and paved the way for determining the structure of the molecular machine inside our cells....
Tags: Genes, Molecules inside us, Nobel Prize
Paul Alivisatos
Paul Alivisatos
Nanoparticles can be used to make materials with new properties, which could be the key to solving problems like how to best capture the energy from the sun. Meet one of the world's leading...
Tags: Energy issues, Materials, Technology
Roger Tsien
Roger Tsien
Meet Nobel Prize winner Roger Tsien. He figured out how to make proteins glow with many different colors, enabling scientists to see what happens inside living cells.Interviewed by Per Thorén...
Tags: Molecules inside us, Nobel Prize
Anna Elfving
Anna Elfving
Meet a young scientist from the north of Sweden. Anna Elfving works with proteins, searching for an unknown transcription factor in the cell.Interviewed by Per Thorén, Chalmers University of...
Tags: Genes, Molecules inside us
Gerhart Ertl
Gerhart Ertl
His research on chemical reactions on solid surfaces has been crucial for the development of the catalysts that you find in every modern car, as well as artifical fertilizers, which have saved the...
Tags: Energy issues, Nobel Prize, Technology
Tom Cech
Tom Cech
RNA is a very capable molecule! Meet one of the scientists who discovered its fascinating powers: Nobel Prize winner Tom Cech.Interviewed by Per Thorén, Chalmers University of Technology,...
Tags: Molecules inside us, Nobel Prize