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The White House release said "the National Medal of Science honors individuals for pioneering scientific research in a range of fields, including physical, biological, mathematical, social, behavioral, and engineering sciences, that enhances our understanding of the world and leads to innovations and technologies that give the United States its global economic edge." Ohio State President Karen Holbrook said that this national award is a fitting culmination of the triumphs of great science, and that Thompson and his team are exceptional examples of such work.