Chinese, Irish, Japanese scientists share 2015 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine

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  1. amoy

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    The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2015
    William C. Campbell, Satoshi Ōmura, Youyou Tu

    The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2015

    William C. Campbell

    Prize share: 1/4

    Satoshi Ōmura

    Prize share: 1/4

    Youyou Tu

    Prize share: 1/2

    The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2015 was divided, one half jointly to William C. Campbell and Satoshi Ōmura "for their discoveries concerning a novel therapy against infections caused by roundworm parasites" and the other half to Youyou Tu "for her discoveries concerning a novel therapy against Malaria".

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    Sakal Gharelu Ustad Detests Jholawalas Moderator

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    Have they started to be politically correct even in awarding Nobel prize for medicine!! Japanese and Chinese at same time. Reminds me of the Nobel Peace Prize for last year shared by India-Pak!!

    Congratulations to the folks!
     

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