C. David Allis and Michael Grunstein

David Allis and Michael Grunstein for discoveries elucidating how gene expression is influenced by chemical modification of histones—the proteins that package DNA within chromosomes

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John B. Glen

John Glen for the discovery and development of propofol, the most widely used agent for induction of anesthesia in patients throughout the world

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Joan Argetsinger Steitz

Joan Argetsinger Steitz for four decades of leadership in science

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Roy Fox Lichtenstein

What Makes a Piece of Art or Science a Masterpiece?

Critics of art and philosophers of science have long wrestled with the question of what elevates a piece of art or a set of experiments to masterpiece status.

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