engineering careers  2015 Nobel Prize in Chemistry awarded for discoveries in DNA repair
engineering careers  2015 Nobel Prize in Chemistry awarded for discoveries in DNA repair

Tomas Lindahl, Paul Modrich and Aziz Sancar were named as the winners of the prestigious Prize in Stockholm, Sweden. The trio’s work looked into how the body repairs damaged DNA. Such research is vital in curing permanent and hereditary gene conditions, and fighting cancer. The three will share prize money of 8m Swedish kronor (£634,000; $970,000).

 

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