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Canada's Arthur B. McDonald and Japan's Takaaki Kajita will split the nearly $1M prize
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And she's giving it all away.
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For insight into the self-destructive tendencies of cells
A rare nod to technology over fundamental physics.
Chemistry that cures disease and creates a greener world.
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Three U.S. geneticists claim a 2009 Nobel Prize for discovering the genetic code of cell aging
Knowledge about how brains navigate through the world could help doctors understand what happens when Alzheimer's patients lose their ability to navigate.
Linda B. Buck, co-winner of the 2004 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine, retracts a 2001 Nature paper, citing irreproducible results.
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Making waves in the physics community.
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Early appearances by Albert Einstein, Nikola Tesla, Ernest Rutherford, and other notable 20th-century scientists