Nobel Prize in Medicine

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (to give it its full title) has been awarded to Mario Cappecchi (USA), Sir Martin Evans (UK) and Olvier Smithies (USA).

Nobel Prize in Medicine 2007 Winners

The prize was split evenly between the three for their work on so-called “knock-out mice“, which are used to study genetic diseases.

Knock-out mice

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