Discoveries led to development of something even better than microscopes. Nanoscopes.
Winner Nakamura said that "you need a very, very brave heart" to follow a research angle others dismiss.
Two Japanese scientists and one American share prize for inventing LEDs used to make energy-efficient white light.
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