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Nobel Prize Awards

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  • Scientists use cloning to make stem cells matched to two adults

    Scientists have replicated one of the most significant accomplishments in stem cell research by creating human embryos that were clones of two men. The lab-engineered embryos were harvested within days and used to create lines of infinitely...
  • Presidents and writers laud Gabriel Garcia Marquez

    It may be generations before we see another writer reach Gabriel Garcia Marquez's stature; he was so well-known and well-loved. His novel "One Hundred Years of Solitude" became an international bestseller of previously unknown proportions. After he was...
  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies: Author inspired many films, to mixed results

    The late author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who died Thursday at age 87, was best known as a Nobel Prize-winning novelist and pioneer of the genre known as magical realism. But the prolific Colombian writer also had ties to the movies. Marquez's work...
  • Nobel Prize-Winning Author Gabriel Garcia Marquez Dies at 87

    Colombian author and journalist Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1982 for his novel "100 Years of Solitude," died Thursday. He was 87 and had been recovering from a recent bout with pneumonia at his Mexico City home in the days...
  • Gabriel García Márquez dies at 87; Nobel-winning writer was master of magical realism

     Gabriel García Márquez dies at 87; Nobel-winning writer was master of magical realism
    When Colonel Aureliano Buendía faced the firing squad, time slipped away, and his life became a dream. Before him rose the mythical town of Macondo and its retinue of gypsies and their pipes and kettle drums and magical inventions. Of course Buendía's...
  • FACTBOX-The life of Nobel Prize-winning author Gabriel Garcia Marquez

    BOGOTA, April 17 (Reuters) - Colombian author and Nobel Prize winner Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who crafted enchanting stories that blurred the line between magic and reality, died on Thursday at the age of 87. * Garcia Marquez was born in 1927 in...
  • Colombian novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez dead at 87

    MEXICO CITY - Nobel Prize-winning Colombian novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez has died in Mexico City at the age of 87, Mexican newspapers reported on Thursday. The death of the author of “One Hundred Years of Solitude” was also confirmed by...
  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel Prize-winning author, dies at 87

    Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Nobel Prize-winning Colombian novelist whose “One Hundred Years of Solitude” enchanted millions of readers around the world and popularized the emerging Latin American literary genre known as magic realism, has...
  • NATO is irreplaceable, but must quickly shore up its military might

    WASHINGTON It wasn't that many weeks ago in both Europe and in the United States that meetings were being held to discuss what the agenda might be for the coming NATO summit in early September in Wales. Indeed, the conversation about what was next for...
  • Read On: People need to stop with the 'selfies'

    Read On: People need to stop with the 'selfies'
    This is probably going to sound odd coming from a guy who has a giant picture of himself running with his column, but I don’t really get the whole “selfies” thing. If I could convince my editor not to run the photo of me, I would. I&...
  • Great Divide: Gap between poor and wealthiest continues to widen

    "There is nothing new about poverty. What is new, however, is that we have the resources to get rid of it." Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., 1964 Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech MEMPHIS, Tenn. A month after Natalie Vazquez lost the best-paying job she'd...