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President Obama Awards National Medal of Science to University of Illinois Professor May Berenbaum

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President Barack Obama presents the National Medals of Science and National Medals of Technology and Innovation at a White House ceremony on November 20, 2014. Professor May Berenbaum, head of entomology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, receives her National Medal of Science around 13:49. She was honored for pioneering studies on chemical coevolution and the genetic basis of insect-plant interactions, and for enthusiastic commitment to public engagement that inspires others about the wonders of science. http://news.illinois.edu/news/14/1120medal_MayBerenbaum.html