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Nobel Prize for Medicine won by scientists who found the brain's 'GPS system'

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Nobel Prize for Medicine won by scientists who found the brain's 'GPS system'

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The 2014 Nobel Prize for medicine has been won by Anglo-American John O’Keefe and Norwegian couple May-Britt and Edvard Moser.

The trio have discovered the brain’s internal positioning or ‘GPS system’, which helps humans find their way.

Their research gives clues to how strokes and Alzheimer’s disease affect the brain.