October 7, 2014 in History

Event:

Scientists Stefan Hell of Germany and Eric Betzig and William Moerner of the U.S. share the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for developing 'super-resolved fluorescence microscopy'; the technology can be used to observe molecular activity in living cells





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1985 PLO terrorists sieze Italian cruise liner Achille Lauro
1963 John F. Kennedy signs ratification for nuclear test ban treaty
1958 Potter Stewart appointed to U.S. Supreme Court
1950 U.S. forces invade Korea by crossing 38th parallel
1931 1st infra-red photograph, Rochester, New York
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