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The engineer with more than 220 major awards

'Follow your passion, don't do it for the money'. World renowned engineer Dr Robert Langer of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is getting another award - the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering - for his work exploring how to get the body to respond to vital drugs. But it took time to persuade the scientific establishment his idea would work.

(Photo credit: Ben Tang)

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