Nobel Prize In Chemistry Announced
Stockholm: The 2021 Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded to Benjamin List and David WC MacMillan for “development of asymmetric organocatalysis”.
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences made the announcement around 11.45 am.
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The prestigious award comes with a gold medal and 10 million Swedish kronor (over $1.14 million), which comes from a bequest left by the prize’s creator, Swedish inventor Alfred Nobel, who died in 1895.