Israeli scientist Ada Yonath, a professor and head researcher in the field of structural biology and biochemistry at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot, was awarded a Nobel Prize in chemistry. Yonath shares the prize with a British and an American scientist, for showing how ribosomes function, work that has important implications for antibiotics. She is the first Israeli woman to win a Nobel Prize and the ninth Israeli Nobel laureate.Â You can read more in Haaretz and Ynet.
Did You Know? Another Nobel Prize for Israel