C&EN’s 2017 chemistry Nobel coverage

We’re all over this year’s Nobel Prizes. Here’s what to watch out for.

Special C&EN Webinar Predicting The Winners

Who will win this year’s Nobel Prize in Chemistry? Forbes contributor Carmen Drahl, Northwestern chemistry professor and ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces editor Omar K. Farha, and UC Davis chemistry professor and 2017 C&EN Talented 12 recipient Marie Heffern, along with C&EN editors Lauren Wolf and Matt Davenport, gathered for a lively discussion of their top picks for this year’s Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
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Special Feature:
Ben L. Feringa reflects on life as a Nobel laureate

C&EN reporter Alex Scott talked with the Dutch chemist, who shared last year’s Nobel Prize in Chemistry, about how his life has changed and where he hopes to take molecular motors next.
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Special Feature: Female Chemists Passed Over For The Nobel

C&EN reporter Stu Borman reviews the women who never got their due, and why.
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Quiz: Women Who Should Have Won A Nobel

Test your knowledge of the Nobel-worthy contributions of famous female chemists.
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Special Speaking Of Chemistry Episode

C&EN’s video series Speaking of Chemistry breaks down the Nobel-winning chemistry in this video.
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ICYMI, From C&EN’s Archives


Data Visualization: Past Nobel Winners

We look at the migrations of Chemistry Nobelists through their careers—from where they got their start to where they got the prize to where they spent their final days.
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Data Visualization: The Nobel Nominations

In 2014, the Nobel Foundation released never-before-seen data about the secretive nomination process for the Nobel Prize. C&EN combed through the first 50 years of nominations for the Chemistry Nobel. Take a look at the most interesting things we learned, and poke around all the data yourself.
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Data Visualization: What Kind Of Chemistry Wins The Nobel?

There are a lot of laureates. Remind yourself which chemistry subdisciplines have historically come out on top by exploring our in-depth interactive timeline.
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