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Old 10-08-2007, 06:42 PM   #111
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3 scientists win Nobel Prize in medicine

Sorry to resurrect an old thread, but I thought this news might be worth it.

NEW YORK - As a child in Italy during World War II, he lived for years on the streets and in orphanages. Six decades later, as a scientist in the United States, Mario Capecchi joined two other researchers in winning the Nobel Prize in medicine.

Their work led to a powerful and widely used technique to manipulate genes in mice, which has helped scientists study heart disease, diabetes, cancer, cystic fibrosis and other diseases.
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