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    Misty Copeland, American ballerina, a cultural phenomenon outside the dance world, has been promoted to the highest rank of the American Ballet Theatre, becoming the first African-American female principal dancer in the company's 75-year history.

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    Prof. Dr. Harald zur Hausen, a co-winner of Nobel Prize in Medicine 2008: A long-time chairman of the board of the German Cancer Research Centre (DKFZ) and honorary professor of the University of Heidelberg. Harald zur Hausen’s success is based on his investigations of how #cervicalcancer is triggered by virus infections. His research made it possible to develop a vaccine against the third most frequent kind of cancer affecting women. Zur Hausen receives half of the Nobel Prize, the other half going to Françoise Barré-Sinoussi and Luc Montagnier for the discovery of the HI virus that causes AIDS.

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