Reading the Nobel Prize winners

Are you interested in learning more about the work of the Nobel Prize winners? Here is some information about the Nobel Laureates 2007 along with some of their most highly-cited articles from Web of Science.

Physiology or Medicine
Mario R. Capecchi (University of Utah), Sir Martin J. Evans (Cardiff University), and Oliver Smithies (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) "for their discoveries of principles for introducing specific gene modifications in mice by the use of embryonic stem cells”

Advanced Information from the Nobel Prize site

Albert Fert (Université Paris-Sud) and Peter Grünberg (Forschungszentrum Jülich) “for the discovery of Giant Magnetoresistance”

Scientific Background (pdf) from the Nobel Prize site

Gerhard Ertl (Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft) "for his studies of chemical processes on solid surfaces"

Scientific Background (pdf) from the Nobel Prize site

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