3 Win The 2015 Nobel Prize In Chemistry For Studies In DNA Repair

Three scientists — Tomas Lindahl, Paul Modrich and Aziz Sancar — won the 2015 Nobel Prize in Chemistry on Wednesday for “mechanistic studies of DNA repair.”

The prize was announced by Göran Hansson, secretary general of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.

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The winners will split the $960,000 prize, and receive a diploma and gold medal during the prize ceremony in December.

The Nobel Prizes in literature and peace are scheduled to be announced later this week. The economics prize will be awarded on Monday.

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