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Today saw the first of the 2019 Nobel Prizes awarded. The 2019 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded to William G. Kaelin Jr, Sir Peter J. Ratcliffe and Gregg L. Semenza “for their discoveries of how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability.” This graphic takes a look at the prize-winning research.

To read about the science behind the prize in more detail, check out the Nobel Prize press release here, or the more detailed scientific background here.

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