Medicine Nobel goes to the man who figured out how cells digest themselves
EnlargeTokyo Institute of Technology reader comments 2 Share this story Today's Nobel Prize in Medicine has been awarded to Japan's Yoshinori Ohsumi for his work in understanding a fundamental biological process in which the cell digests damaged or unneeded components. Termed "autophagy," or self-eating, the process allows cells to survive periods...
I regard the brain as a computer which will stop working when its component fail. There is no heaven or afterlife for broken-down computers. That is a fairy story for people afraid of the dark