Brian Vastag

Washington Post

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Science reporter for the Washington Post

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This year's  Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine  is being shared by scientists for work done 40 years apart.

Nobel Prize for Stem Cell Discoveries

This year's Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine is being shared by scientists for work done 40 years apart.

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Because of  Japan's nuclear crisis , China today suspended approval to build 28 nuclear power plants.

Japan Scrambles to Cool Overheating Reactors

Because of Japan's nuclear crisis , China today suspended approval to build 28 nuclear power plants.

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