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British-Japanese duo win Nobel for stem cell research

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STOCKHOLM - Shinya Yamanaka of Japan and John B Gurdon of Britain were awarded the Nobel Medicine Prize for medicine on Monday for their groundbreaking work on stem cells. 

The pair were honoured "for the discovery that mature cells can be reprogrammed to become pluripotent," the jury said.

Shinya Yamanaka (AFP Photo)

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