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Northwestern Nobel Prize winner

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Added On October 6, 2016

A professor from Northwestern University has been awarded a Nobel Prize.
 
Professor Fraser Stoddart is among three scientists who won the Nobel Prize in chemistry Wednesday.
 
Stoddart along with three scientists awarded the prize, won for developing the world's smallest machines, one thousand times thinner than a human hair.
 
The "molecular machines" are expected to revolutionize computer technology and likely lead to a new type of battery.
 
One of the scientists even speculated the machines could potentially include tiny robots that could be injected into your blood to search for cancer cells or deliver drugs.
 
The prize includes nine hundred and 30 thousand dollars, which the three scientists will share.
 
The Nobel Prizes will be handed out at ceremonies in Stockholm and Oslo in December.