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2010 Kavli Prizes awarded

Telescopes, brain chemicals and control over atoms earn million-dollar honors

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4:23pm, June 3, 2010

Powerful telescopes, neuron chatter molecules, DNA devices and a method for controlling single atoms have earned eight scientists recognition with the 2010 Kavli Prizes. The awards, announced June 3 in Oslo, Norway, honor groundbreaking research in astrophysics, nanoscience and neuroscience, the “fields of the future,” says Fred Kavli, the awards’ namesake.

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