‘Own a part of history’: UC Berkeley to sell nonfungible tokens of scientific discoveries (Daily Californian)

Daily Californian: ‘Own a part of history’: UC Berkeley to sell nonfungible tokens of scientific discoveries. “UC Berkeley will auction two nonfungible tokens, or NFTs, relating to Nobel Prize-winning inventions for the funding of future research and innovation. The NFTs being sold include digital art pieces consisting of the original patent disclosure forms behind former campus professor James Allison’s cancer immunotherapy research, for which he shared the 2018 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine, and CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing, for which campus biochemistry and molecular biology professor Jennifer Doudna shared the 2020 Nobel Prize in chemistry.”

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