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People in the News: Jan 28, 2010

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Max Delbruck Center for Molecular Medicine researcher Nikolaus Rajewsky has received the Science Award of the Governing Mayor of Berlin.

Rajewsky received the award in recognition of his "outstanding research achievements, the implementation of which can contribute to solutions for problems relevant to science and society," according to the MDC. Specifically, he was honored for his investigation of microRNAs.

The award included a €40,000 ($55,978) prize to the MDC, where Rajewsky's work is conducted.

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