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Hooray for Hood

Leroy Hood has won the Fritz J. and Dolores H. Russ Prize, a $500,000 award for achievement in bioengineering, presented by the National Academy of Engineering, Xconomy reports. The National Academy of Engineering honors Hood "for automating DNA sequencing that revolutionized biomedicine and forensic science," and will present his award at a gala in Washington, DC on February 22.

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