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The 29 Nobel Prize winners in science and 6 recipients of the Fields Medal say open European borders have helped the continent make up ground lost to US researchers in the wake of World War II
The Fields medal recognizes the outstanding mathematical achievements of candidates who were under 40 years old at the start of the year.
UPDATED The Iranian born mathematician is the first woman to win the Fields Medal widely viewed as the Nobel Prize of mathematics
UPDATED Maryam Mirzakhani a Harvard educated mathematician and professor at Stanford University in California is one of four winners of the Fields Medal