Volume 85 Issue 48 | p. 56 | Awards
Issue Date: November 26, 2007

Sumio Iijima Wins Balzan Prize for Nanoscience

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Sumio Iijima, a professor at Meijo University, in Nagoya, Japan, is among the winners of the 2007 International Balzan Prize, founded in 1957 to promote culture, the sciences, and the most meritorious initiatives in the cause of humanity, peace, and brotherhood.

The awarded subjects vary each year, making it possible to encourage specific fields of study that are new or not recognized by other international awards.

Iijima earned the Prize for Nanoscience for his discovery . . .

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This section is compiled by Linda Wang. Announcements of awards may be sent to l_wang@acs.org.

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