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DNA repair

The house that DNA built

19 October 2015

The 2015 chemistry Nobel prize was awarded to Tomas Lindahl, Paul Modrich and Aziz Sancar for DNA repair. Matthew Gunther reconstructs their story

Eric Betzig, Stefan Hell and W E Moerner

The resolution revolution

23 October 2014

Super-resolution fluorescence microscopy earned three of its creators a Nobel prize this year. Emma Stoye focuses in on their story

The Zika virus

Cryo-EM: a cold, hard look at biology

13 October 2017

Super cool microscopy wins the 2017 Nobel prize in chemistry

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