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Nobel Prize in Medicine Awarded for Work on Senses

Nobel Prize in Medicine Awarded for Work on Senses

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was jointly awarded to David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian for their work on how the human body senses temperature, touch and movement.

The Nobel Assembly said Monday that the scientists’ discoveries had unlocked one of the secrets of nature by explaining the molecular basis for sensing heat, cold and mechanical force.

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