Japan Prize 2014 recipients, C. David Allis of the United States, right, and Yasuharu Suematsu of Japan, pose for photographers during a press conference by the Japan Prize awardees in Tokyo ... more 
Japan Prize 2014 recipients, C. David Allis of the United States, right, and Yasuharu Suematsu of Japan, pose for photographers during a press conference by the Japan Prize awardees in Tokyo Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014. The Japan Prize Foundation announced Wednesday Allis, the Joy and Jack Fishman prof. at the Rockefeller University in New York, won the annual prize in the "Life Science" field for his world-first "discovery of histone modifications as fundamental regulators of gene expression" and Suematsu, honorary prof. of Tokyo Institute of Technology, in the "Electronics, Information and Communication" field for his "pioneering research on semiconductor lasers for high-capacity, long-distance optical fiber communication." (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Shizuo Kambayashi
Wed, Jan 29, 2014 3:15 AM EST