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Nobel Prize Awards

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  • Even in defeat the president remains inscrutable

    Even in defeat the president remains inscrutable
    In "The Secret Life of Barack Obama," our story begins, as such stories often do, with our hero in a dream. He's photographed on a Hawaiian beach, posed by his handlers like some Hollywood starlet, droplets of sea foam dripping from his Chicago...
  • Medical pot, GOP victories and school referendum: Letters

    Medical pot, GOP victories and school referendum: Letters
    Medical pot: Next move Fortunately, the effort to legalize medical marijuana without any serious and worthwhile constraints failed. Unfortunately, too many people voted for it. We all support providing relief to those who are in pain. The question...
  • Author-philanthropist lists her Beverly Hills home for sale

    Author-philanthropist lists her Beverly Hills home for sale
    Author and philanthropist Pat Montandon has listed her home in Beverly Hills at $3.299 million. Built in 1976, the nearly 4,000-square-foot house is described in the listing as “grandly theatrical” and filled with “glamorous details.&...
  • 'Supreme Price' tallies the cost of seeking change in Nigeria

     'Supreme Price' tallies the cost of seeking change in Nigeria
    "The Supreme Price" may sound like a metaphorical title, but after seeing this strong, forthright documentary, you'll understand it's the literal truth. Part personal narrative, part brief but detailed history of Nigeria's politics since independence,...
  • Martin L. Perl dies at 87; Nobel winner discovered tau lepton

    Martin L. Perl dies at 87; Nobel winner discovered tau lepton
    Long before he would be awarded a Nobel Prize, Martin L. Perl liked to do his own plumbing repairs. He usually had spare time, and he clearly knew the physics, his oldest son, Jed, recalled. And Martin Perl was, first and foremost, a hands-on...
  • Don't patronize us on Ebola

    Don't patronize us on Ebola
    In the response to Ebola, the medical community has quickly addressed its initial errors, which included the failure to promptly diagnose the first domestic case in Dallas and the inadequate protocol for caregivers. Lapses of this sort aren't likely to...
  • Frank Mankiewicz dies at 90; Democratic insider was RFK aide, led NPR

    Frank Mankiewicz, the son of a Hollywood legend who made his mark in the grittier worlds of Democratic politics and broadcast media, serving as press secretary to Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, presidential campaign manager for Sen. George S. McGovern and...
  • Scripps Florida to host life science career event

    Scripps Florida to host life science career event
    Students pursuing a career in life science might consider attending the Florida BioMedical Career Symposium on Nov. 7 at Scripps Florida in Jupiter. The career symposium aims to educate graduate students and postdoctoral fellows on career paths as...
  • Time spent with teenagers offers glimpse of a better future

    Time spent with teenagers offers glimpse of a better future
    I spent a recent Tuesday evening with the newly formed Feminist Club at northwest suburban Conant High School. Seniors Taylor Waidanz and Natalie Betz moderated a roundtable discussion on women and leadership, tossing thoughtful questions out left and...
  • Looking Ebola in the eye, with help from Camus

    Looking Ebola in the eye, with help from Camus
    Ebola's exponential growth and extraterritorial reach has caused commentators across the ideological spectrum — from former U.S. Central Command chief Gen. Anthony Zinni to the Daily Kos — to describe the spread of the virus as an “...
  • How old is too old?

    How old is too old?
    In a controversial article in the October issue of The Atlantic, Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel writes, "Seventy-five. That's how long I want to live: 75 years." The controversy is not strictly because of the sentiment he expresses; many people feel the same way...