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Wolf Prize Winner is Nobel Winner

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Dr. Barbara McClintock, the winner of the 1983 Nobel Prize for medicine, was the recipient of the Israeli Wolf Foundation Prize in 1981. The 81-year-old biologist from Cold Spring Harbor, Long Island, New York, received the $100,000 Wolf Award for her discovery that genes can move from one spot to another on the chromosomes of a plant and change the future generations of plants it produces. This discovery also led to her winning the Nobel Prize.

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