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Nobel prizes honor innovative approaches

Looking into a worm, detecting X rays and tiny particles, and examining biomolecules

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11:57am, October 9, 2002

The 2002 Nobel prizes announced early this week pay tribute to an international sampling of scientists who have developed powerful new tactics for expanding the horizons of research.

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The German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche once wrote, "You have made your way from worm to man, and much within you is still worm." Offering ample support for that premise, this year's Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine goes to three scientists whose anatomical and genetic studies of the nemato

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