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Novozymes Prize won by researchers behind tools for editing the genes of organisms
Professor Poul Nissen receives the 2017 Novo Nordisk Prize
Twice as many young men as young women die from heart attacks
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10 February 2017
Fermentation plant will accelerate production of drugs and chemicals
30 January 2017
New super-microscope at the University of Copenhagen
27 January 2017
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26 January 2017
Monday, 13 February 2017
The 2017 Novozymes Prize is being awarded to Emmanuelle Charpentier, Director and Scientific Member at the Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology in Berlin, Germany, and Virginijus Siksnys,...