Japanese scientist Yoshinori Osumi wins Nobel Prize in medicine

STOCKHOLM — Japanese scientist Yoshinori Osumi won this year’s Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for discovering and elucidating mechanisms for autophagy, an intracellular process that degrades and recycles proteins, the Nobel Assembly at the Karolinska Institute said Oct. 3. The 71-year-old professor emeritus at the Tokyo Institute of Technology revealed the mechanism of how […]

3 Japan-born physicists express joy at winning Nobel Prize

GRENOBLE, France — Three Japan-born physicists on Oct. 7 expressed joy at winning the Nobel Prize in Physics for the invention of efficient blue light-emitting diodes, with one of them saying he always wanted to help others through his research. “I’ve always worked from the desire to help others and I feel happy” that the […]

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