The Canadian Press

1993-10-13 | Nobel-Prize-Smith

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A Canadian scientist won the Nobel prize in chemistry. Michael Smith, a British-born Canadian citizen, shared the award with American Kary Mullis for studying the DNA molecules of genetic material. The 61-year-old Smith, the director of the Biotechnology Lab at the University of British Columbia, learned of the Nobel prize while listening to the radio. (It was the fourth time in 10 years, and the second year in a row, that a Canadian has shared in a Nobel Prize for chemistry.)

Date: 1993-10-13
Placeline: Vancouver, BC, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 26 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << I was laying in bed as you know it's early in the morning out here under and I was with Liz's hand with long news and, I had just recently said that I was a I think it myself because I have two friends who won the Nobel Prize for medicine early in the week I want to write to fill in to a rich and say congratulations and then I can only lose the so what I'm still a bit stunned >>

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