“for the discovery of how chromosomes are protected by telomeres and the enzyme telomerase”
(from the Nobel website)
Congrats. This Nobel was one that many people expected. I don’t have much time to blog about why telomerase and telomeres are so important, but I would hope that other science bloggers will step in.
Here is a link to the YouTube Nobel Prize Live Web Cast.
Some links from Jonathan A. Eisen’s Blog.