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Science is about nothing but getting at the truth, and anything that gets in the way of that diminishes, in my experience, the science.





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Tim Hunt
Tim Hunt
  • Born: February 19, 1943
  • Nationality: British
  • Profession: Scientist

Sir Richard Timothy Hunt, FRS FMedSci FRSE MAE is a British biochemist and molecular physiologist. He was awarded the 2001 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Paul Nurse and Leland H. Hartwell for their discoveries of protein molecules that control the division of cells. In particular, Hunt discovered cyclin, a protein in fertilised sea urchin eggs which cyclically aggregates and is depleted during cell division cycles.

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