The Nobel Prize in Chemistry is scheduled to be announced the morning of Wednesday, October 5, and you can watch it right here online, in the YouTube video above. According to the Nobel Foundation, the earliest that the prize will be announced will be at 11:45 a.m. local time in Sweden. This translates to approximately 5:45 a.m. Eastern on Wednesday. However, the prize might not be announced at this exact time, so keep an eye on the live stream for details and updates.
According to Thomson Reuters, the winners of the Nobel Prize for Chemistry might be George M. Church and Feng Zhang for applying a specific type of gene editing in mouse and human cells. Or Dennis Lo Yuk Ming for a detection that revolutionizes noninvasive prenatal testing. Or Hiroshi Maeda and Yasuhiro Matsumura, for a key finding for cancer therapeutics.
You can read more about Thomason Reuters’ predictions here.