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Citations for Chemical Breakthrough Awards

2013 Awardees

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Scientists/Inventors Breakthrough Publication
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Location of Award
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O. T. Avery, C. M. MacLeod, and M. McCarty “Studies on the Chemical Nature of the Substance Inducing Transformation of Pneumococcal Types,”
Proceedings of the Journal of Experimental Medicine, 1944, 79, 137-159.
The Rockefeller University
M. Meselson and F. W. Stahl “The Replication of DNA in Escherichia Coli,”
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 1958, 44, 671-682.
California Institute of Technology
F. Soddy “Intra-atomic Charge,”
Nature, 1913 (4 December), 92, 399-400.
University of Glasgow
Photographs and Captions
Award Program
Bulletin for the History of Chemistry article on Soddy and “Identifying the Breakthrough Publication” by Carmen Giunta
N. Sinin “Beschreibung einiger neuer organischer Basen, dargestellt durch die Einwirkung des
Schwefelwasserstoffe auf Versindungen der Kohlenwasserstoffe mit Untersalpetersäure,”

Bulletin Scientifique publié par l'Académie Impériale des Sciences de Saint-Pétersbourg, 1842, 10, 273-285.
Kazan Federal University