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US and Japanese scientists receive 2018 Nobel Prize in medicine!

Kyoto University Nobel Prize Team 2018 (source - twitter)

Kyoto University Nobel Prize Team 2018 (source – twitter)


“James P. Allison and Tasuku Honjo won the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their groundbreaking work in cancer immunotherapy. Cancerous tumors are notoriously skilled at dodging our immune systems. That’s because our immune systems typically fight off foreign invaders, such as bacteria and viruses, and mostly ignore the cells created within our bodies — which include cancer cells.”  (Source: PBS)

Another Nobel Prize for 京大 – Kyoto University (Japan)!!


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