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The 2016 Nobel Prizes In Physiology or Medicine, Physics and Chemistry

There are many deserving scientists, but only one prize.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

The winners of the chemistry prize developed ways to produce machines 1,000 times thinner than a strand of hair.

Chris Gorski, Editor

The winners of the chemistry prize hail from France, Scotland and the Netherlands.

Inside Science Staff

2016 Nobel Prize in Physics honors theoretical discoveries that help scientists understand unusual properties of materials, such as superconductivity and superfluidity.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

2016 Nobel Prize honors "theoretical discoveries of topological phase transitions and topological phases of matter."

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Yoshinori Ohsumi revealed the workings of autophagy, a routine biological process implicated in many diseases.

Brian Owens, Contributor

A Japanese cell biologist will win the award for physiology or medicine for explaining autophagy, or "self-eating."

Inside Science Staff

Beginning early Monday morning, Inside Science will have coverage of the Nobel Prize announcements.

Chris Gorski, Editor