What Do You Get A Nobel Prize Winner? It's Hard To Find A Perfect Gift The University of Missouri was deciding how to honor George Smith, who shared the 2018 Nobel in chemistry. Some schools designate parking spots but Smith bikes. He now has his own spot in a bike rack.
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What Do You Get A Nobel Prize Winner? It's Hard To Find A Perfect Gift

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What Do You Get A Nobel Prize Winner? It's Hard To Find A Perfect Gift

What Do You Get A Nobel Prize Winner? It's Hard To Find A Perfect Gift

What Do You Get A Nobel Prize Winner? It's Hard To Find A Perfect Gift

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The University of Missouri was deciding how to honor George Smith, who shared the 2018 Nobel in chemistry. Some schools designate parking spots but Smith bikes. He now has his own spot in a bike rack.

RACHEL MARTIN, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Rachel Martin. It's hard to find the perfect gift. Even harder when the giftee is a Nobel Prize winner. I mean, how do you top the most prestigious award in the world, right? The University of Missouri was struggling to figure out how to honor one of its faculty members, George P. Smith, who shared the Nobel in chemistry this year. Other schools designate parking spots, but Smith bikes to school. So yes, to honor their very first Nobel Prize winner, Professor Smith will get his very own spot and a bike rack.

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