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
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
Joan Argetsinger Steitz
Joan Argetsinger Steitz for four decades of leadership in science
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.