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April 22nd, 2004
Merck Award goes to Japanese nanotechnology scientist
This year's Heinrich Emanuel Merck Award for Analytical Chemistry goes to Professor Yoshinobu Baba, 45, a professor of physical chemistry at the University of Tokushima, Japan. His main area of research is new technologies for decoding DNA, protein and sugar chains. Professor Baba received the award for the paper entitled "Nanospheres for DNA separation chips" published in Nature Biotechnology, 2004.
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