Monday, October 8, 2012

2012 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine

  Today the Nobel Committee announced the recipients for the 2012 Nobel prize for Physiology or Medicine. They are Sir John B. Gurdon and Shinya Yamanaka. The prize was awarded for showing that genetic material from mature cells could be transferred into an egg subsequently developed into complete organisms and that this could also accomplish by reprogramming individual cells.

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