[The 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry] was shared by Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer Doudna for their contributions to developing the genetic engineering pathway based on CRISPR and Cas9.
Having spent a little time looking at the Ig Nobel prizes, let’s give some attention to this year’s Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, awarded equally to Harvey J. Alter, Michael Houghton and Charles M. Rice “for the discovery of Hepatitis C virus.”
Digging into the details of how this year’s Nobel-winning discoveries changed the world.
What do you make of the case presented for stifled creativity in science research?