Nobel prize in physiology or medicine awarded to Swedish geneticist

nobel prize in physiology or medicine awarded to swedish geneticist

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A Swedish geneticist has been awarded the 2022 Nobel prize in physiology or medicine.

Svante Pääbo has won the 10m Swedish kronor (£867,000) prize announced on Monday by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm.

Pääbo won the prize for his discoveries concerning the genomes of extinct hominins and human evolution, according to the formal citation from the Nobel committee.

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