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  • Physicist's Nobel Prize sells for $765,002 in online auction

    A 1988 Nobel Prize put up for auction by a retired experimental physicist now facing memory loss and potential medical bills has sold for $765,002.
  • 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 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...

    Physicist's Nobel Prize up for auction; $325,000 minimum bid

    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 home...

    Jeff Lab female physicists try to plug the 'leaky pipeline' of women in physics

    Jeff Lab female physicists try to plug the 'leaky pipeline' of women in physics
    American Cynthia "Thia" Keppel and Italian Patrizia Rossi are research physicists who've been probing the nucleus of the atom for years. But there's one nagging mystery that even these brainy women can't crack: Why the U.S., Great Britain and other...