HHMI researcher Jack Szostak wins 2009 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.
Scientists have demonstrated how protocells might have taken up nutrients from the earth's early environment to propel their growth.
HHMI scientists have created a completely new enzyme entirely in vitro.
Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator Jack W. Szostak at Massachusetts General Hospital, Carol W. Greider of Johns Hopkins University and Elizabeth H. Blackburn of the University of California, San Francisco, have been awarded the 2006 Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research.
HHMI investigators report that the hammerhead ribozyme might have evolved multiple times.