He shared the 1929 Nobel Prize in Chemistry with Arthur Harden for their investigations on the fermentation of sugar and on fermentative enzymes.
Jacques Monod, François Jacob and André Lwoff received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1965 for their discoveries concerning the genetic control of enzyme and virus synthesis.
Chemists are putting molecules to work in ways only limited by our imagination
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Simon Cotton takes a look at those compounds that find themselves in the news or relate to our everyday lives.
Prepare to be energised as Phillip Broadwith describes one of life’s energy sources and explains its connection with diabetes
Why are strawberries so irresistible? Do the strawberries you pick in the wild really taste nicer than shop-bought ones?
A simple, effective chiral molecule experiment
New ruthenium-based compounds with fewer and less severe side effects, could replace longstanding platinum-based anticancer drugs
On screen chemistry with Jonathan Hare
Recent discoveries indicate that our atmosphere was not always oxygen rich - molybdenum could have been the limiting factor in the evolution of life on earth
The consumption of absinthe was once banned due to its reputation as a mysterious psychoactive drink. What does it contain? Was it responsible for the death of Van Gogh?
Simon Cotton takes a look at those compounds that find themselves in the news or relate to our everyday lives
Carbon sequestration - the removal of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere - is an active area of research
Scientists may have found a way to stop gribbles boring into seaside piers
The design of synthetic vaccines offers a more systematic approach to vaccine therapy for many illnesses, including cancer, and even drug addiction
The psychedelic effects of fly agaric mushrooms
Fifty years ago steroid abuse among sportsmen and women was a serious problem. Today, thanks to the skills of analytical chemists, the sporting cheats rarely win
Vitamin D is often called the sunshine vitamin, but what is vitamin D, why is it so important, and what evidence is there to link it to such a range of illnesses?
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