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The Heinz Awards

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November 9, 2010

The Franklin Institute Awards

The Franklin Institute Announces the 2011 Franklin Institutes Laureates


The Franklin Institute's mission is to inspire an understanding of and passion for science and technology learning. Encouraging excellence and recognizing the far reaching impact of the laureates' achievements is one important way to preserve the legacy of Benjamin Franklin.

Through the Franklin Institute Awards, The Franklin Institute seeks to broaden public awareness and encourage an understanding of the world of science and technology....

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Dean Kamen is awarded the 2011 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Mechanical Engineering