boron http://news.stlpublicradio.org en University Of Missouri Researcher To Receive National Medal of Science http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/university-missouri-researcher-receive-national-medal-science <p>A University of Missouri researcher is one of only a dozen recipients of this year’s National Medal of Science, announced by President Barack Obama Thursday.</p><p>Frederick Hawthorne is the director of the International Institute of Nano and Molecular Medicine at MU, and will be receiving the nation’s highest honor for scientists.The University says the Institute “was created largely to facilitate Hawthorne’s research” with the chemical element Boron. &nbsp;</p> Fri, 28 Dec 2012 14:44:35 +0000 KBIA 7797 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org University Of Missouri Researcher To Receive National Medal of Science