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Nobel chemistry winner Frances Arnold makes a toast at California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, Calif., Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
October 03, 2018 - 7:09 pm
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Three scientists won the Nobel Prize in chemistry Wednesday for using a sped-up version of evolution to create new proteins that have led to a best-selling drug and other products. The Royal Swedish Academy of Science said their work has led to the development of medications,...
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George P. Smith talks on the phone with The Associated Press at his home in Columbia, Mo., Wednesday Oct. 3, 2018, after learning he had won the 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Frances Arnold of the California Institute of Technology, Smith of the University of Missouri and Gregory Winter of the MRC molecular biology lab in Cambridge, England were announced winners of the 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry by The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences on Wednesday. (Marjorie Sable via AP)
October 03, 2018 - 5:36 pm
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Three scientists won the Nobel Prize in chemistry Wednesday for using a sped-up version of evolution to create new proteins that have led to a best-selling drug and other products. The Royal Swedish Academy of Science said their work has led to the development of medications,...
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George P. Smith talks on the phone with The Associated Press at his home in Columbia, Mo., Wednesday Oct. 3, 2018, after learning he had won the 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Frances Arnold of the California Institute of Technology, Smith of the University of Missouri and Gregory Winter of the MRC molecular biology lab in Cambridge, England were announced winners of the 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry by The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences on Wednesday. (Marjorie Sable via AP)
October 03, 2018 - 11:39 am
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Three researchers who "harnessed the power of evolution" to produce enzymes and antibodies that have led to a best-selling drug and biofuels won the Nobel Prize in chemistry on Wednesday. One expert called their discoveries "revolutionary." Frances Arnold of the California...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, May 24, 2016 file photo, US biochemical engineer Frances Arnold, speaks after winning the Millennium Technology Prize 2016 during the awards ceremony in Helsinki, Finland. Frances Arnold, US, George P Smith US and Gregory P Winter of Britain have been awarded the 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. (Heikki Saukkomaa/Lehtikuva via AP)
October 03, 2018 - 11:00 am
STOCKHOLM (AP) — The Latest on the awarding of the Nobel Prizes (all times local): 4:55 p.m. Dr. Wayne Marasco of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston said the lab technique developed by the new Nobel laureates George Smith and Gregory Winter was "revolutionary ... and it's used today, every...
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James Allison, one of the 2018 Nobel Prize winners for medicine, speaks during a press conference, Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, in New York. Allison and Tasuku Honjo won the Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday for discoveries that help the body marshal its cellular troops to attack invading cancers. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
October 01, 2018 - 11:15 am
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Researchers from the United States and Japan won the Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday for discoveries that help the body marshal its cellular troops to attack invading cancers. One cancer doctor said "an untold number of lives ... have been saved by the science that they pioneered...
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James Allison, one of the 2018 Nobel Prize winners for medicine, speaks during a press conference, Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, in New York. Allison and Tasuku Honjo won the Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday for discoveries that help the body marshal its cellular troops to attack invading cancers. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
October 01, 2018 - 10:55 am
STOCKHOLM (AP) — The Latest on the 2018 Nobel Prizes (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Nobel winner James Allison of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center says more basic research is needed to help cancer patients. Allison won the 2018 Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday along with Tasuku...
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Tasuku Honjo of Kyoto University speaks during a press conference in Kyoto, western Japan after he was awarded the Nobel Prize in medicine Monday, Oct. 1, 2018. (Nobuki Ito/Kyodo News via AP)
October 01, 2018 - 9:46 am
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Researchers from the United States and Japan won the Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday for discoveries that help the body marshal its cellular troops to attack invading cancers. One cancer doctor said "an untold number of lives ... have been saved by the science that they pioneered...
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Tasuku Honjo of Kyoto University heads to the venue for a press conference in Kyoto, western Japan Monday, Oct. 1, 2018. The Nobel Prize in medicine was awarded Monday to Honjo and James Allison of the University of Texas Austin. (Ren Onuma/Kyodo News via AP)
October 01, 2018 - 8:25 am
STOCKHOLM (AP) — The Latest on the awarding of the Nobel Prizes (all times local): 2:20 p.m. Immunologist Tasuku Honjo of Japan, co-winner of the 2018 Nobel Prize in medicine, says began his research after a medical school classmate died from stomach cancer less than two years after it was...
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Tasuku Honjo of Kyoto University heads to the venue for a press conference in Kyoto, western Japan Monday, Oct. 1, 2018. The Nobel Prize in medicine was awarded Monday to Honjo and James Allison of the University of Texas Austin. (Ren Onuma/Kyodo News via AP)
October 01, 2018 - 7:07 am
STOCKHOLM (AP) — The Latest on the awarding of the Nobel Prizes (all times local): 1:05 p.m. The research honored with today's Nobel Prize in Medicine paid off for at least one very famous patient: former U.S. president Jimmy Carter. He was diagnosed in 2015 with the skin cancer melanoma, which had...
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Tasuku Honjo of Kyoto University heads to the venue for a press conference in Kyoto, western Japan Monday, Oct. 1, 2018. The Nobel Prize in medicine was awarded Monday to Honjo and James Allison of the University of Texas Austin. (Ren Onuma/Kyodo News via AP)
October 01, 2018 - 7:04 am
STOCKHOLM (AP) — The Latest on the awarding of the Nobel Prizes (all times local): 12:40 p.m. Nobel Prize winner Tasuku Honjo of Japan says what makes him most delighted is when he hears from patients who have recovered from serious illness because of his research. The immunologist said Monday at a...
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