The Nobel Prize for the year 2020 in Chemistry (Chemistry) was announced on Wednesday. This year Emmanuel Sharpenchi and Genfir Dowdna have been given the award for finding the way to genome editing. The Swedish Academy of Sciences panel has announced these awards.
This award often honors works that are being widely used today. Similarly, the scientists who made lithium-ion batteries last year were awarded the Nobel Prize.
The gold medal is given under the Nobel Prize, an amount of one crore Swedish krona (about 8.20 crore rupees). Swedish krona is the currency of Sweden. The award is given in the name of Swedish scientist Alfred Nobel.
Three scientists have received this year’s Nobel Prize in Physics for their discovery of black holes. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said on Tuesday that Roger Penrose of Britain has received the prestigious award for its discovery of blackhole and Germany’s Reinhard Gängel and America’s Andrea Gage for the discovery of a ‘supermassive compact object’ in the center of our galaxy .
The Nobel Prize Committee on Monday announced the award of the Nobel Prize in the field of physiology and medicine to American scientists – Harvey J. Alter and Charles M. Rice and UK-born scientist Michael Huffton. Apart from this, Nobel Prize is given for commendable work in fields like literature, peace and economics.