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Science  11 Jan 2013:
Vol. 339, Issue 6116, pp. 125-126
DOI: 10.1126/science.339.6116.125-a

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Carl Woese, who revolutionized microbiology through his studies of single-celled microbes called archaea, and Rita Levi-Montalcini, who was awarded the Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for her discovery of nerve growth factor, have died. The U.S. National Academy of Engineering announced that it will honor three teams for notable achievements in telecommunications, bioengineering, and engineering education.