Nobel prize for chemistry 2010 announced…

The Nobel prize for chemistry was announced yesterday by the Nobel foundation in Sweden, Richard F. Heck, Ei-ichi Negishi and Akira Suzuki were jointly awarded the prize of 10m Swedish kronor (about £900,000) for their development of organic chemistry reactions. The reactions they developed involved the coupling of carbons to extend chains. They even have reaction mechanisms named after them!

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