# The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2003

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http://www.nobel.se/chemistry/laureates/2003/index.html

"for discoveries concerning channels in cell membranes"

Peter Agre - Johns Hopkins University "for the discovery of water channels"

Roderick MacKinnon - Rockefeller University "for structural and mechanistic studies of ion channels"

This is so cool, can you imagine being one of their students?

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But I can also imagine people being jealous, since these discoveries are never made alone and usually have taken the sweet blood and tears of students.

I don't see why you would/should be jealous. The fact that you worked with these men alone should be enough. Plus it would look awesome on your resume

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Well, my prediction was right, just look at https://www.physicsforums.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=10687"

Originally posted by adrenaline
It took a long time because of a controversy about another scientist that probably should have also been a corecipient...Raymond Damadian He was shafted! Whoever thinks science isn't rife with politics is wrong.

http://www.biomedcentral.com/news/20031008/06/ [Broken]

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nautica
2003 Nobel Prize in Medicine was given to a chemist
2003Nobel Prize in Chemistry was given to an M.D.

Just a bit of worthless but unusual peace of info.

Nautica