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Trio wins chemistry Nobel for solving ribosome riddle

Trio wins chemistry Nobel for solving ribosome riddle | Reuters

Three scientists who produced an atom-by-atom map of the mysterious, life-giving ribosome won the Nobel Prize for chemistry on Wednesday, a breakthrough that has been vital for the development of new antibiotics.

While DNA molecules contain the blueprint for life inside each cell of every organism, it is the ribosome that translates that information into life.

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