Three scientists share Nobel for discovering brain's 'GPS'

October 6, 2014 1:55 PM

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Three scientists share Nobel for discovering brain's 'GPS'

John O'Keefe split the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with husband-and-wife team May-Britt Moser and Edvard I. Moser for their discovery of nerve cells believed to create spatial maps. 

A trio of scientists has been awarded this year's Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their work related to nerve cells that create spatial maps in the brain to help us navigate through our environments.

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