Announcement of the 2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry by Professor Staffan Normark, Permanent Secretary of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, on 8 October 2014.
Immediately after the announcement, Professor Sven Lidin, Chairman of the Nobel Committee for Chemistry, was interviewed by freelance journalist Joanna Rose regarding the 2014 Chemistry Prize.
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