Question of The Day01-08-2021

Who among the following women were awarded with Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2020?

Answer

Correct Answer : a ) Emmanuelle Charpentier & Jennifer Doudna

Explanation :

Two scientists have been awarded the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for developing the tools to edit DNA. Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer Doudna are the first two women to share the prize, which honours their work on the technology of genome editing.

Marie Curie became the first woman and the only woman to win the Nobel Prize twice in two scientific fields.

Harvey J. Alter, Michael Houghton, and Charles M. Rice jointly won the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for the discovery of the Hepatitis C virus.

Hence, option (a) is correct.

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