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Nobel Prize Awards

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  • Joan A. Steitz: A Place In The Lab, And In Biochemistry History

    Joan A. Steitz: A Place In The Lab, And In Biochemistry History
    Joan A. Steitz was a young biochemist in 1968, working with Francis Crick, the Nobel laureate credited with co-discovering the DNA double helix. And she needed a breakthrough. The early steps of her career had progressed ideally — including a Ph....
  • Retired Chicago physicist's Nobel Prize sells for $765,002

    Retired Chicago physicist's Nobel Prize sells for $765,002
    A 1988 Nobel Prize put up for auction by a retired experimental physicist has sold for $765,002. The online auction went into overtime Thursday evening until a final bid went unchallenged for half an hour. Nate D. Sanders Auctions spokesman Sam Heller...
  • Retired Chicago physicist's Nobel Prize up for auction, $325,000 to start

    Retired Chicago physicist's Nobel Prize up for auction, $325,000 to start
    A retired experimental physicist has put up his 1988 Nobel Prize for auction, and the minimum bid is $325,000. "The prize has been sitting on a shelf somewhere for the last 20 years," 92-year-old Leon Lederman said in a phone conversation from his...
  • Rutter: Lives lost for the same preventable reason

    Rutter: Lives lost for the same preventable reason
    Reeve Mathew was 10. John Forbes Nash Jr. was 86. One was a bright child from Gurnee. The other was a famed Nobel Prize winning mathematician. They shared nothing obvious in life except for the manner in which their lives ended Saturday. They were...
  • Our say: City police provide more security

    Our say: City police provide more security
    MAKING SURE – The Annapolis Police Department has made the parking lot of its headquarters available for those who need to meet face-to-face to finish transactions started online – for instance, on Craigslist. People will not need advance...
  • Masking the truth at the BMA

    Masking the truth at the BMA
    After reading the Baltimore Museum of Art's 400-word description of Liberia's Sande society — whose wooden masks are on now display in the renovated African Art gallery — you would be forgiven for thinking that the powerful social and...
  • Facebook feedback May 26: Gloucester school; Suffolk woman faces child neglect charge; 'A Beautiful Mind' lost

    Gloucester's new Page Middle wrapping up A little more than four years after the old Page Middle School was damaged by a tornado and later demolished, the school division's new $27 million school will be complete this summer. Jennifer Lynn Roahrig:...
  • John Nash, inspiration for 'A Beautiful Mind,' killed in N.J. car crash

    John Nash, inspiration for 'A Beautiful Mind,' killed in N.J. car crash
    John F. Nash Jr., who revolutionized the mathematical field of game theory, was endowed with a mind that was highly original and deeply troubled. But it became known to most people by its Hollywood description. His mind was beautiful. Dr. Nash, a...
  • Free Will Astrology 5/20/15

    Free Will Astrology 5/20/15
    ARIES (March 21-April 19): James McNeil Whistler was an influential painter in the latter half of the 19th century. He advocated the “art for art’s sake” credo, insisting that the best art doesn’t need to teach or moralize. As...
  • A small, but potent gesture in support of Tania Bruguera at the Hammer

    A small, but potent gesture in support of Tania Bruguera at the Hammer
    The crowd never grew beyond an estimated three dozen people. But the statements in support of Cuban artist Tania Bruguera — and freedom of expression in general — were strong. Over the course of 90 minutes Monday afternoon, artists, curators...
  • Gunter Grass dies at 87; Nobel-winning German novelist

    Günter Grass, a Nobel Prize-winning novelist who was an eloquent voice of moral outrage in postwar Germany but who stunned the nation with his 2006 admission that he had been a member of Hitler's Waffen SS, died Monday. He was 87. His death at a...