Scientist Svante Paabo has won the 2022 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his discoveries “on extinct hominin genomes and human evolution,” the prize-awarding body said on Monday.
The prize, arguably one of the most prestigious in the scientific world, is awarded by the Nobel Assembly at Sweden’s Karolinska Institute and is worth 10 million Swedish kronor ($900,357).
It is the first of this year’s awards batch.
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