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The Nobel Prize in Medicine

The Nobel Prize in Medicine went to Elizabeth Blackburn from the University of California, San Francisco, Jack Szostak from Harvard Medical School and Carol Greider from Johns Hopkins University. ┬áThe nobel prize was awarded “for work on the existence and nature of telomerase, an enzyme that helps prevent the fraying of chromosomes and is core to new work on ageing and cancer.” ┬áMore details on the prize and a biography of each of the winners can be found here.

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