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Medicine or Physiology Nobel Prize to John Gurdon and Shinya Yamanaka for stem cell research - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Oct 08, 2012

This year's Nobel Prize for Medicine or Physiology has been awarded to John Gurdon (79) and Shinya  Yamanaka (50) for work that lead to the understanding that mature specialised cells could be ‘reprogrammed’ back towards a state that was not specialised to any one purpose, but open to become many kinds of cells. Formally … Read More