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Elizabeth Blackburn, who was educated in the Tasmanian school system, is favourite for a Nobel Prize for her ground breaking research in molecular biology.

Professor Blackburn, 60, who is based in San Francisco, and a colleague have been shortlisted for a Nobel, to be announced on Monday. There are three teams on the short list, and her team is the favourite.

Read the original Margaretta Pos prediction, three years ago on TT, HERE

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