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Ryoji Noyori, a professor at Nagoya University, received the Nobel Prize in chemistry from Sweden’s King Carl Gustav at an award ceremony on Monday.

Noyori, 63, shared the accolade with two U.S. scientists — William Knowles, 84, a former scientist at Monsanto Co., and K. Barry Sharpless, 60, a professor at the Scripps Research Institute in California.

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