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** FILE ** Robert Edwards of Great Britain has won the 2010 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

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Robert Edwards, the British pioneer of IVF treatment, sits with two of his 'test-tube-babies', Sophie and Jack Emery who celebrate their second birthday in London in this file photo dated Monday July 20, 1998. Dr. Edwards of Britain has won the 2010 Nobel Prize in medicine, it was announced Monday Oct. 4, 2010. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File)

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A picture of Robert Edwards of Britain is projected behind Christer Hoog of the Karolinska Institute as Mr. Hoog announces in Stockholm, Sweden, Monday Oct. 4 2010, that Dr. Edwards wins the 2010 Nobel Prize in medicine or physiology. Edwards is awarded for the development of in-vitro fertilization, a breakthrough that has helped millions of infertile couples to have children. (AP photo/Scanpix Sweden/Jessica Gow)

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**FILE** Test-tube baby pioneer Robert Edwards of Britain (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File)

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FILE- British Professor Robert Edwards, in this file photo dated Thursday, May. 19, 2005, whose pioneering work led to the birth of the world's first 'test tube baby', seen in London, England. Test-tube baby pioneer Robert Edwards of Britain has won the 2010 Nobel Prize in medicine it is announced Monday Oct. 4, 2010. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

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In this July 12, 2008 photo British physiologist Robert Edwards, left, attends the 30th anniversary of the world's first "test tube" fertilization baby Louise Joy Brown, right, holding her son Cameron. At centre left is her mother, Lesley Brown, at the Bourn Hall, in Bourn, England. A British scientist who developed test tube fertilization and gave thousands of infertile couples the chance to have children, has received the 2010 Nobel Prize in medicine, it was announced on Monday, Oct. 4, 2010. Starting in the 1950's, Robert Edwards and Patrick Steptoe developed the so-called IVF technology where egg cells are fertilized by sperm outside the body. Steptoe died in 1988. (AP Photo/Chris Radburn, PA)