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The Nobel Prize in Medicine Goes to Your Body, Eating Itself

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The Nobel Prize in Medicine Goes to Your Body, Eating Itself

Autophagy, fully described in the 1990s Japanese biologist Yoshinori Ohsumi, is how cells recycle damaged, diseased, or worn out bits of microscopic, biological machinery into new, fully functional organic stuff. The post The Nobel Prize in Medicine Goes to Your Body, Eating Itself appeared first on WIRED.