2007 Nobel: Place your bets!

We'll all find out who takes this year's Nobel Prizes the morning they do (sometime next week), but there are some early predictions. Thomson Scientific predicts this year's linkurl:Prize for Physiology or Medicine;http://scientific.thomson.com/nobel/med/ will go to linkurl:Fred H. Gage;http://www.the-scientist.com/article/display/12172/ (adult neurogenesis); Joan Massague (action of growth factor beta); and R. John Ellis, F. Ulrich Hartl, and linkurl:Arthur Horwich;http://www.the-scientist.com

Alison McCook
Oct 4, 2007
We'll all find out who takes this year's Nobel Prizes the morning they do (sometime next week), but there are some early predictions. Thomson Scientific predicts this year's linkurl:Prize for Physiology or Medicine;http://scientific.thomson.com/nobel/med/ will go to linkurl:Fred H. Gage;http://www.the-scientist.com/article/display/12172/ (adult neurogenesis); Joan Massague (action of growth factor beta); and R. John Ellis, F. Ulrich Hartl, and linkurl:Arthur Horwich;http://www.the-scientist.com/article/display/14060/ for their work with molecular chaperones in protein folding. In chemistry, the publisher is putting its stakes on Barry M. Trost, Dieter Seebach, and Samuel J. Danishefsky, all linkurl:organic;http://www.the-scientist.com/article/display/10308/ chemists. There's even a linkurl:poll going;http://scientific.thomson.com/cgi-bin/poll/poll.cgi?survey_name=survey among Thomson readers: As of this morning, Massague is in a dead heat with Ellis, Hartl, and Horwich, with each group earning over 40% of the votes. Danishefsky, with 69% of the vote, is a clear readers' choice for chemistry. Of course, Thomson Scientific is not the only place making early predictions. The site ZiiTrend, which describes...

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