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Nobel win for Swede who unlocked secrets of Neanderthal DNA
- STOCKHOLM – Swedish scientist Svante Paabo won the Nobel Prize in medicine Monday for his discoveries on human evolution that provided key insights into our immune system and what makes us unique compared with our extinct cousins, the award's panel said. Paabo has spearheaded the development of new techniques that allowed researchers to compare the genome of modern humans and that of other hominins — ...

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Nobel Prize in medicine awarded to Svante Pääbo for sequencing the first Neanderthal genome
- Sign up for CNN's Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more . London CNN — Swedish geneticist Svante Pääbo has won the Nobel Prize for medicine for pioneering the use of ancient DNA to unlock secrets about human evolution. The Nobel Committee said Monday that Pääbo "accomplished something seemingly ...

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