The award went to Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson
— The Nobel Prize (@NobelPrize) October 4, 2017
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry was won by three researchers for the development of cryo-electron microscopy – a method for simplifying and improving the imaging of biomolecules.
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced the winners, Jacques Dubochet from Switzerland, German-born Joachim Frank and Brit Richard Henderson, as winners of the 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
Cryo-electron microscopy, the Academy explained is “a cool method for imaging the molecules of life.”