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Britain’s Robert Edwards Wins Nobel Prize for Medicine

Britain’s Robert Edwards Wins Nobel Prize for Medicine
Dr Robert Edwards, left, holds the world's first test tube baby Louise Joy Brown and gynaecologist Mr Patrick Steptoe, right. Source: Keystone/Getty Images

Oct. 4 (Bloomberg) -- Robert Edwards, a British physiologist and a pioneer in reproductive medicine, won the 2010 Nobel prize in Physiology or Medicine, the Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet said today in a statement in Stockholm.

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