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Medical Nobel Prize Sparks Protest
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Medical Nobel Prize Sparks Protest

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Medical Nobel Prize Sparks Protest

Medical Nobel Prize Sparks Protest
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Monday's award of the Nobel Prize in medicine to two scientists for their work in magnetic resonance imaging has led to a growing controversy. A full-page ad in Thursday's Washington Post claims a third scientist was shunned — and asks that the committee reconsider before formally presenting the prize in December. Hear NPR's Richard Knox.

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