Nobel prize
The Swede Thomas Lindahl, the American Paul Modric and the Turkish Aziz Sancar win the Chemistry Nobel Prize.

The Swed Thomas Linhal, the American Paul Modric and the Turkish Aziz Sancar wone yesterday, on the 7th of October 2015 the Chemistry Nobel Prize for having discovered the “toolbox” which uses the cell for repairing the DNA as mentioned by a spokesman of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.

“Their work has brought us an essential knowledge of the vital functions of cells and it is used, for example, for developing new cancer treatments”, told the academy.

The three researchers received the third part of the prize for developing a molecular-scale map of the different methods which exists in each of our cells to find and deleate errors in the genetic code. This is one of the functions which saves us to suffer mutations which could cause cancer and other illnesses.

Mr. Thomas Lindahl works at the Francis Crick Institute and the Clare Hall Laboratory in the United Kingdom of England. Mr. Modric works at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and the Duke University in the United States of America. Mr. Sancar works at the University of South Carolina, in the United States of America.

 

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