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Japanese nobel prize winner Shimomura died

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TOKYO – The Japanese nobel prize winner and survivor of the atomic bomb on Nagasaki, Osamu Shimomura died. This is reported by The New York Times Thursday. The scientist is ninety years old.

Shimomura won in 2008 together with Martin Chalfie and Roger Tsien the Nobel prize for Chemistry.

Shimomura won in 2008 together with Martin Chalfie and Roger Tsien the Nobel prize for Chemistry. They got that for the discovery of the green fluorescent protein. That ensures that certain sea creatures such as jellyfish can glow.

On August 9, 1945 polite Shimomura how American bombers, the atomic bomb dropped on Nagasaki dropped. He was at that time at his grandparents in the near of the hit Japanese city.

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