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Nobel Prize in Medicine Awarded to US Scientists David Julius, Ardem Patapoutian

(Image of the scientists David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian tweeted by Nobel Prize) US scientists David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian on Monday won the Nobel Medicine Prize for discoveries on receptors for temperature and touch, the jury said. “The groundbreaking discoveries… by this year’s Nobel Prize laureates have allowed us to understand how heat, cold and mechanical force can initiate the nerve impulses that allow us to perceive and adapt to the world," the Nobel jury said. The 2021 in Physiology or Medicine has been awarded jointly to David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian “for their discoveries of receptors for temperature and touch.” — The Nobel Prize (@NobelPrize) “In our daily lives we take these sensations for granted, but how are nerve impulses initiated so that temperature and pressure can be perceived? This question has been solved by this year’s Nobel Prize laureates." Covid Vaccines a Shoo-in? Medicine Opens Nobel Season........Read more

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