Three Share Nobel for Chemistry This year's Nobel Prize for Chemistry went to three men. American John Fenn and Koichi Tanaka of Japan will share half the $1 million prize with Swiss scientist Kurt Wuethrich. Working independently, they were able to modify existing methods commonly used in chemical analysis. Host Bob Edwards speaks with NPR's Joe Palca about the awards.
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Three Share Nobel for Chemistry

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Three Share Nobel for Chemistry

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This year's Nobel Prize for Chemistry went to three men. American John Fenn and Koichi Tanaka of Japan will share half the $1 million prize with Swiss scientist Kurt Wuethrich. Working independently, they were able to modify existing methods commonly used in chemical analysis. Host Bob Edwards speaks with NPR's Joe Palca about the awards.