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Trio of US scientists share Nobel for medicine

Haverhill-born Yale professor among winners

NEW YORK — Two Americans and a German-American won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine on Monday for discovering the machinery that regulates how cells transport major molecules in a cargo system that delivers them to the right place at the right time.

James E. Rothman of Yale University, Randy W. Schekman of the University of California Berkeley, and Dr. Thomas C. Südhof of Stanford University were awarded the prize from the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm.

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