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Alice Munro Is Too ‘Frail’ To Attend Nobel Prize Ceremony

By | Fri, 10/18/2013 - 13:50

Alice Munro has announced that her ill health will prevent her from attending the Nobel Prize ceremony to accept her award.

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2013 Nobel Prize In Medicine: 3 US Scientists Win For Mapping Vesicle Trafficking

By | Mon, 10/07/2013 - 14:25

James Rothman, Randy Schekman, and Thomas Sudhof have been awarded the 2013 Nobel Prize in Medicine for their separate discoveries of the machinery behind vesicle trafficking.

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Countries That Top Milk Consumption Have More Nobel Laureates

By | Tue, 01/15/2013 - 11:39

Countries that consume a lot of milk and milk-based products also have many Nobel laureates.

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Eat More Chocolate, Win More Nobel Prizes, Study Says

By | Thu, 10/11/2012 - 10:55

It doesn't take a genius IQ to love chocolate, but evidently geniuses are more likely to eat large quantities of the dark gold.

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UK, Japan Scientists Win Nobel for Stem Cell Breakthroughs

By | Mon, 10/08/2012 - 09:31

Scientists from Britain and Japan shared a Nobel Prize on Monday for the discovery that adult cells can be transformed back into embryo-like stem cells.