Andrew Z. Fire and Craig C. Mello have won the 2006 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for their work in controlling the activity of genes.This is likey to be a welcome award. RNA interference has taken labs by storm and shows some promise in the clinic.More later from The Scientist's news team.
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