This year’s list of winners celebrates both large leaps and small (but important) steps in life science technology.
With the Beastcam, conservation biologists can capture the minute details of endangered species in stunning 3-D models.
The 2008 Nobel Prize in Chemistry will go to a trio of researchers who discovered, expressed, and developed green fluorescent protein (GFP) and revolutionized the way that biologists visualize living cells. Osamu Shimomura discovered GFP in the jellyfish __Aequorea victoria__ in 1962 while working at Princeton University, Martin Chalfie of Columbia University first expressed the protein in __E. coli__ and __C.
October 8, 2008|