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Stem Cell Scientists Win Nobel

Posted October 08, 2007 10:43 AM

From Discovery News - Human Interest:

Two Americans and one Briton win for their technique to modify specific genes in mice. U.S. citizens Mario R. Capecchi and Oliver Smithies and Sir Martin J. Evans of Britain won the 2007 Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday for groundbreaking discoveries that led to a powerful technique for manipulating mouse genes. The widely used process has helped scientists use mice to study heart disease, diabetes, cancer, cystic fibrosis and other diseases. Capecchi, 70, who was born in Italy, is at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. Smithies, 82, born in Britain, is at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. Evans, 66, works at Cardiff University in Wales.

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10/08/2007 3:28 PM

My president...ugghh, is a moron!

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