New On Nature.com: Q and A: Microbe Cheerleader

Published online by Nature on October 22, 2015, in this interview Gijsbert Werner speaks to Nobel Prize winner Richard Roberts about microbes, genetically modified food and the problem with Nobel prizes.

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Richard Roberts shared the 1993 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Phillip Sharp for their discoveries of split genes, which contain parts that encode protein, called exons, and gaps between them, called introns. Now chief scientific officer at New England Biolabs based in Ipswich, Massachusetts, Roberts talks to Gijsbert Werner about microbes, genetically modified food and the problem with Nobel prizes.

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