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ASIA BEAT: Wanted - a visionary for a Nobel cause

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Dr Shinya Yamanaka is a down to earth, approachable family man with a neat line in self-deprecating humor. He also happens to be the joint recipient (with Sir John Gurdon of the UK) of the 2012 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his work on induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells.



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