Quiz: What Do You Know About the Nobel Prize in Medicine Laureates?

Veronique Duqueroy


October 09, 2014

Genetics is the most common field, with 48 laureates in medicine. It started in 1933 with Thomas Hunt Morgan, who received this prestigious prize for his work on the role played by the chromosome in heredity. The discovery of the DNA structure by Francis H.C. Crick, James D. Watson, and Maurice H.F. Wilkins heralded a newrevolution in the life sciences. They were awarded the Nobel Prize in 1962.


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