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Two Israelis, American Share Nobel Chemistry Prize

NPR's Alex Chadwick talks with NPR's David Kestenbaum about the three recipients for the Nobel Prize for chemistry, Israeli scientists Aaron Ciechanover and Avram Hershko, and American Irwin Rose. The researchers were lauded Wednesday for their discovery of how cells destroy unwanted proteins.

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Alex Chadwick
For more than 30 years, Alex Chadwick has been bringing the world to NPR listeners as an NPR News producer, program host and currently senior correspondent. He's reported from every continent except Antarctica.
David Kestenbaum is a correspondent for NPR, covering science, energy issues and, most recently, the global economy for NPR's multimedia project Planet Money. David has been a science correspondent for NPR since 1999. He came to journalism the usual way — by getting a Ph.D. in physics first.