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Out of the limelight: Nobel medicine prize winner Ohsumi

Some people are drawn to the flashy and popular, but Nobel laureate Yoshinori Ohsumi isn't one of them. The 71-year-old Japanese scientist won the 2016 prize in medicine on Monday for his "brilliant" work on how damaged cells recycle themselves -- known as autophagy -- and the major implications it has for health and diseases, including cancer and neurological disorders.
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