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Now That's a Prize

MIT's Robert Langer has won the Finnish Millennium Technology Prize for his work on polymers. One of his most notable early achievements was developing a polymer that allowed drug molecules encased in a pill to easily pass into a patient's system. His work led to improved treatment for cancer, the founding of many succeeding biotech companies, and the development of all kinds of new biomaterials.

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