Emmanuelle Charpentier from the Max Planck Unit for the Science of Pathogens in Berlin, Germany, and Jennifer A. Doudna from the University of California in Berkeley, USA, were awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2020 “for the development of a method for genome editing”. In the announcement on 7 October, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said that each would be awarded an equal share of the prize money of 10 million Swedish kronor.
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