Linda Hall Library
Science Engineering Technology

GFP: Adventures in Nontranslational Research

Martin Chalfie received the 2008 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. He is the William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Biological Sciences at Columbia University, where he is also Chair of the Department of Biological Sciences. Green Fluorescent Protein (GFP) allows scientists to...

Celebrating the Experiment

Kary Mullis received the 1993 Nobel Prize in chemistry for his invention of the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) while working at the Cetus Corporation in San Diego. Science is a process of trial and error. It always has been. Its strength lies in the fact that...