Chemistry - A European Journal

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Editor: Neville Compton, Deputy Editors: Anne Deveson, Elisabeth Roedern

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Associated Title(s): Angewandte Chemie International Edition, Chemistry – An Asian Journal, ChemistryOpen, ChemBioChem, ChemCatChem, ChemElectroChem, ChemMedChem, ChemPhysChem, ChemPlusChem, ChemSusChem, European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, European Journal of Organic Chemistry

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October 08, 2014

Prize-winning chemistry!

Prize-winning chemistry!

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2014 has been awarded jointly to Eric Betzig, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Ashburn, VA, USA, Stefan W. Hell, Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen, and German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany, and William E. Moerner, Stanford University, CA, USA, "for the development of super-resolved fluorescence microscopy".

Work from Stefan Hell and his group on masked rhodamine dyes and their applications in light microscopy applications was recently highlighted on the front cover of Chemistry—A European Journal.

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