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For the first time in its history, the Nobel Prize in chemistry was awarded to two women. French microbiologist Emmanuelle Charpentier and American biochemist Jennifer Doudna won the prestigious award after they came up with a method known as CRISPR-Cas9. Breakaway guest host Peter Tardif talks to Quebec city microbiologist Sylvain Moineau.