13 November 2013 - Two scientists from the US have been awarded a $1 million prize for their efforts at the Bloomberg Fuel Choices Summit in Tel Aviv, Israel.
Professors George A. Olah and G.K. Surya Prakash, both of the University of Southern California in the US, are the recipients of the first-ever Eric and Sheila Samson Prime Minister's Prize for Innovation in Alternative Fuels for Transportation.
They were honored for their work and theories on developing a methanol-based economy. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu bestowed the award Tuesday night. read more>>>