Elizabeth H. Blackburn Describes Her Work with Telomeres
Elizabeth Blackburn, 2009 Medicine Laureate, briefly describes her work with telomeres and recalls how reading about Marie Curie’s life had a strong affect on her own decision to pursue science.
This year 12 new laureates have been awarded for achievements that have conferred the greatest benefit to humankind. Their work and discoveries range from cancer therapy and laser physics to developing proteins that can solve humankind’s chemical problems. The work of the 2018 Nobel Laureates also included combating war crimes, as well as integrating innovation and climate with economic growth. Find out more.