The Receptive Prize

Duke University's Robert Lefkowitz and Brian Kobilka at Stanford University have won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for their work on G-protein-coupled receptors, reports the Associated Press. In a press release, the Nobel committee notes that, prior to their work, the receptor through which cells could sense and respond to their environments was not known.

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