PRESENTING THE LAUREATES
The man who understands the language of plants.
JIŘÍ FRIML | Learn more about the plant biologist Jiří Friml, recent laureate of the 2019 Neuron Prize for Lifelong Contribution to Science in the field of biology. He received the prize for lifelong research into the plant hormone auxin, which makes the organisms of plants more resilient than those of humans.
How to get a whale in a swimming pool.
JAN NEKOVÁŘ | Learn more about the mathematician Jan Nekovář, recent laureate of the 2019 Neuron Prize for Important Scientific Discovery in the field of mathematics. He received the prize for a discovery in the branch of number theory.
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