Capsaicin, present in chili peppers, makes it possible to identify TRPV1, an ion channel that is activated by painful heat and sends the signal to the nervous system.
The Swedish Academy has awarded the award to Benjamin List and David WC MacMillan
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the 2021 Nobel Prize in Physics to Syukuro Manabe, Klaus Hasselmann and Giorgio Parisi
The jury of the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm has awarded the Nobel Prize in Medicine to David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian.
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has announced the laureates: Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer A. Doudna.
The Swedish Academy has awarded the award to William G. Kaelin Jr, Sir Peter J. Ratcliffe and Gregg L. Semenza "for their discoveries about how cells perceive and adapt to the availability of oxygen".