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Nobel for Medicine Goes to Australian Scientists

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Nobel for Medicine Goes to Australian Scientists

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Nobel for Medicine Goes to Australian Scientists

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Nobel Prize for Medicine recipients, Australians Robin Warren (L) and Barry Marshall toast their success with champagne at Swan Berry Cafe in Perth Oct. 3, 2005. hide caption

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The Nobel Prize for Medicine or Physiology goes to two Australians who made the startling discovery that most stomach ulcers are caused by a germ.

The conventional wisdom was that excess stomach acid caused ulcers; Robin Warren and Barry Marshall will share the $1.3 million prize for proving otherwise.

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