Peter Agre

American chemist, recipient of Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Peter Agre (born 30 January 1949) is an American biologist and winner of the 2003 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, shared with Roderick MacKinnon.

Peter Agre


  • The need for general scientific understanding by the public has never been larger, and the penalty for scientific illiteracy never harsher… Lack of scientific fundamentals causes people to make foolish decisions about issues such as the toxicity of chemicals, the efficacy of medicines, the changes in the global climate.

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