Paabo wins 2022 Nobel price in Medicine

Svante Paabo is a Swedish paleogeneticist

He won the NOBEL price for sequencing Neanderthal DNA

He also discovered the previously unknown hominin Denisova

According to Paabo he found that gene transfer had occurred from these now extinct hominins to Homo sapiens from the migration out of Africa approx 70,000 Yrs ago.

Paabo wons the NOBEL price and the amount is 10 million Swedish kronor ($901,500)

He will receive this prize from King Carl XVI Gustaf 

at a formal ceremony in Stockholm on December 10

December 10 is the anniversary of Alfred Nobel 

Paabos father Sune Bergstrom is also a scientist

He won the Nobel Medicine Prize in 1982

Paabos father discovered prostaglandins 

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