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Medicine prize kicks off Nobel week

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The 2012 Nobel Prize season opens Monday with the award for medicine, marking the start of a week of announcements and speculation over who will collect the literature and peace prizes. 

The 2012 Nobel Prize season opens Monday with the pick for the medicine award, marking the start of a week of announcements and speculation over who will collect the literature and peace prizes. Swedish media have suggested the medicine prize could go to Japan's Shinya Yamanaka (pictured) and Britain's John Gurdon for their research in nuclear reprogramming.

The medicine prize will be announced in Stockholm at 11:30 am (0930 GMT) at the earliest.

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