2016 Nobel Prize honors "theoretical discoveries of topological phase transitions and topological phases of matter."
Yoshinori Ohsumi revealed the workings of autophagy, a routine biological process implicated in many diseases.
A Japanese cell biologist will win the award for physiology or medicine for explaining autophagy, or "self-eating."
Beginning early Monday morning, Inside Science will have coverage of the Nobel Prize announcements.
Tomas Lindahl, Paul Modrich and Aziz Sancar's win the award.
A Japanese physicist and a Canadian physicist helped to show subatomic 'neutrinos' have mass.
2015 Laureates lift the veil on elusive particle.