Nobel prizes recognize things great and small

Awards focus on birth of universe and the workings of cells

11:20am, October 4, 2006

The 2006 Nobel prizes in the sciences were announced early this week. U.S. scientists swept the field.

Physiology or Medicine

Eight years after revealing a mechanism that cells use to regulate protein production, a pair of U.S. scientists received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.

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