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2005-10-05 16:28:51

By Jason Szep BOSTON (Reuters) - At age 8, Richard Schrock treasured a life-altering gift from his older brother: a chemistry set whose explosive solutions and puzzling directions ignited a passion that culminated on Wednesday with the Nobel Prize.

2005-10-05 13:40:06

By Simon Johnson STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Frenchman Yves Chauvin and Americans Robert Grubbs and Richard Schrock won the 2005 Nobel Chemistry prize for showing how to tailor-make molecules for cheaper, cleaner chemicals and drugs to combat major diseases.

2005-10-05 08:09:53

By Simon Johnson STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Frenchman Yves Chauvin and Americans Robert Grubbs and Richard Schrock won the 2005 Nobel Chemistry prize for showing how to tailor-make molecules for cheaper, cleaner chemicals and drugs to combat major diseases.

2005-10-05 05:30:35

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Frenchman Yves Chauvin and Americans Robert Grubbs and Richard Schrock won the 2005 Nobel Chemistry prize for work in organic chemistry, said the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences on Wednesday.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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