Nobel in chemistry for amazing cryo-electron microscopy

Daily News Article - October 11, 2017


1. The first paragraph of a news article should answer the questions who, what, where and when. List the who, what, where and when of this news item. (NOTE: The remainder of a news article provides details on the why and/or how.)

2. Define the following words used in the article:

3. What does cryo-electron microscopy allow scientists to do? Be specific.

4. What possibilities/potential will there be as the use of cryo-electron microscopy advances? (see para. 10, 14-15)

5. Many news stories are negative or critical. Consider the scientists honored last week with Nobel prizes in medicine, physics and now chemistry. What has been the overall reaction of each of the scientists to being told of their awards?

6. List 2-3 qualities that all of these scientists possess (in addition to intelligence/knowledge in their field of study).

7. How does this news report inspire you?