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How Green Was the Nobel Prize in Chemistry

October 8th, 2008

Episode 18 of 579 episodes

Japan's Osamu Shimomura and Americans Martin Chalfie and Roger Tsien share the Nobel Prize for the discovery and development of green fluorescent protein, GFP, which makes it possible to light up and see biological processes in cells and whole organisms. Steve Mirsky reports