Presenters, actress Cameron Diaz (L) and Twitter CEO Dick Costolo (R)
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Top scientists gather for awards funded by tech moguls

Some of the world's top scientists have won huge cash prizes at an awards show in Silicon Valley, in California.

The Breakthrough Prize is backed by technology moguls such as Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and Google co-founder Sergey Brin.

Among the winners were researchers who are trying to understand cancer, birth defects and Parkinson's disease.

Peter Bowes reports from California.

  • 10 Nov 2014
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