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Three US Scientists Win 2009 Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine

Oct. 5, 2009 - STOCKHOLM: Elizabeth Blackburn, Carol W. Greider and Jack Szoztak deciphered the enigma of how chromosomes are protected by telomeres and the enzyme telomerase.

The Karolinska Institute has awarded this year's Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine to three US scientists (two women and one man) who solved one of the greatest mysteries of biology: how chromosomes can be copied in a complete way during cell divisions and how they are protected against degradation.

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Master Of The Online Universe

The co-founder of Google dreams of one day going into space, but for the moment, he has much more down-to-earth ambitions - digitising every book ever published and helping to find a cure for Parkinson's disease.

Sergey Brin started to change the world for the first time in 1995, when he was 21 years old. Fourteen years later, he looks about to do it all over again. When the Stamford researcher working on his doctorate got together with fellow student Larry Page, Google was born. The internet search engine is now so powerful that it is a household name on every continent and, arguably, the most powerful media organisation in the world.

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