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Science  24 Jun 2011:
Vol. 332, Issue 6037, pp. 1489
DOI: 10.1126/science.332.6037.1489-a

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This week's Newsmakers are pediatric neurologist and geneticist Huda Zoghbi of Baylor College of Medicine, who has won this year's Gruber Prize in Neuroscience; materials scientist, applied physicist, and entrepreneur John Rogers of the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, who has won the $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize for 2011; and six Iowa Girl Scouts who have been awarded $20,000 from the X PRIZE Foundation to help obtain a patent on their original design for a prosthetic hand device.