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Primitive space objects and protein folding take Shaw prizes

Two European and three US-based scientists have shared this year’s three Shaw prizes, each worth US$1 million. The prizes – established in 2004 by Hong Kong media mogul Run Run Shaw (who turns 105 years old this November) – are given for astronomy, life sciences and medicine, and mathematics, and recognize those whose breakthroughs have “resulted in a positive and profound impact on mankind”. 

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