Speeding up evolution to create useful proteins wins the chemistry Nobel

A trio of researchers pioneered techniques that led to useful drugs and biofuels

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PROTEIN POWER  Frances Arnold (left), George Smith (middle) and Gregory Winter (right) have won the 2018 Nobel Prize in chemistry for their work bringing evolution into the laboratory to design custom molecules.

Caltech; University of Missouri; Aga Machaj/Wikimedia Commons (CC BY-SA 4.0)

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