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3 scientists win Nobel Prize in medicine for work on cell’s ability to ‘sense and adapt to oxygen availability’

The Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine was awarded Monday to three physician-scientists from the U.S. and Britain — William ...
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‘Unconventional’ Nobel laureate Kary Mullis, known for revolutionizing DNA research, has died

Kary Mullis, who shared a Nobel Prize in chemistry for devising a technique vital in DNA research and technology, and ...
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Podcast: Does the Nobel Prize overlook important scientific achievements?

Nobel prizes are often seen as the pinnacle of scientific achievement. But are they a fair way of recognizing contributions ...
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Podcast: Nobel prize winner Sir Paul Nurse on his ‘barking mad’ discovery of the genes responsible for cell division

Leading geneticist and Nobel prizewinner Sir Paul Nurse reveals the audacious experiment that everyone said was crazy ...
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‘Overblown’ fear of biotech crops hinders scientific progress, Nobel laureates warn

Winners of this year’s Nobel prize for chemistry say overblown fears about genetically modified foods risk preventing society benefiting from ...
How immunotherapy uses our immune system to attack cancer

How immunotherapy uses our immune system to attack cancer

Our usual defence against disease is our immune system. It does an excellent job of sorting out what doesn’t belong ...
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Directed evolution and Nobel Prize winner Frances Arnold

“Life is a tornado, and I am a leaf,” [Nobelist Frances H.] Arnold says. As the Linus Pauling Professor of ...
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Were ‘crucial contributors’ snubbed in awarding Nobel prize for cancer immunotherapy?

[I]t’s rare that Nobel announcements don’t produce grumblings about who was left out, and this year was no exception. At ...
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Pioneering cancer immunotherapy researchers awarded Nobel Prize in medicine

The Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine was awarded Monday [Oct. 1, 2018] to cancer researchers James P. Allison and ...