Fourth Industrial Revolution

Nobel 2017: Chemistry prize goes to the coolest way to capture image of life’s molecular machinery

Scientist Jacques Dubochet poses after the news conference after winning the 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for developing cryo-electron microscopy which simplifies and improves the imaging of biomolecules, which he shares with Joachim Frank from Columbia University and Richard Henderson from MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge. Image: REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

David Gleicher

Head of Science and Society, World Economic Forum Geneva


Our Impact
The Big Picture
Explore and monitor how Fourth Industrial Revolution is affecting economies, industries and global issues
Crowdsource Innovation
Get involved with our crowdsourced digital platform to deliver impact at scale

Stay up to date:

Fourth Industrial Revolution

Have you read?

License and Republishing

World Economic Forum articles may be republished in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International Public License, and in accordance with our Terms of Use.

The views expressed in this article are those of the author alone and not the World Economic Forum.

Related topics:

Fourth Industrial RevolutionBiotechnology


Global Agenda

The Agenda Weekly

A weekly update of the most important issues driving the global agenda


You can unsubscribe at any time using the link in our emails. For more details, review our privacy policy.

Here's how automation and job creation can go hand in hand 
About Us
Partners & Members
Language Editions

Privacy Policy & Terms of Service

© 2022 World Economic Forum