Nobel Prize in Medicine Awarded to 3 for Work on Cells and Oxygen

By Gina Kolata and Megan Specia The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was jointly awarded to three scientists — William G. Kaelin Jr., Peter J. Ratcliffe and Gregg L. Semenza — for their work on how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability. The Nobel Assembly announced the prize at the Karolinska Institute in …