'Click Chemistry' scientists win Nobel Prize in chemistry

This year Nobel Prize for chemistry went to chemistry trio for a process called click chemistry.

The Click Chemistry won Morten Meldal, Barry Sharpless, and Carolyn Bertozzi this year's Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

Functional molecules can be built even by taking a straightforward route," said Johan Aqvist, Chair of the Nobel Committee for Chemistry.

This is the second chemistry Nobel for Barry Sharpless who took the lead in this project and started the ball rolling.

He coined the concept of Click Chemistry around 2000. It was a form of simple and reliable chemistry.

Source: Livemint