Did He Deserve It?

The 2011 Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine was awarded to three immunologists — Jules Hoffman and Bruce Beutler were awarded one half of the prize for their discovery on the activation of innate immunity, and the other half went to Ralph Steinman for his discovery of the dendritic cell. But the awarding of the prize was debated when, days before the official announcement, Steinman died.

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