Scientists’ Work on DNA Repair Earns Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Nobel PrizeSTOCKHOLM—A trio of scientists was awarded the Nobel Prize in chemistry for describing how cells repair damaged DNA, breakthroughs that are helping to guide the development of new cancer drugs.
The prize was shared by Tomas Lindahl of Sweden, Paul Modrich of the U.S., and Aziz Sancar, a dual American and Turkish citizen.