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  1. News - World - OBITUARY

    Frederick Sanger, 2-time Nobel Prize winner in chemistry, dies at 95

    Posted Nov 21st 2013, 04:10am by AP

    ... Frederick Sanger 1918-2013 Two-time Nobel Prize winner in chemistry dies British biochemist Frederick Sanger, who twice won the Nobel Prize in chemistry and was a pioneer of genome ... Sanger was one of just four individuals to have been awarded two Nobel Prizes; the others being Marie Curie, Linus Pauling and John Bardeen. Jeremy Farrar, director of the Wellcome Trust, called ...

  2. News - World - OBITUARY

    Nobel laureate Rita Levi-Montalcini dies aged 103

    Posted Dec 31st 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Rome Rita Levi-Montalcini, who won Nobel Prize in 1986, was oldest living laureate Italy's 'Lady of Cells' dies, aged 103 Nobel medicine laureate Rita Levi-Montalcini, a neurologist and developmental biologist, died yesterday at her home in Rome aged 103. Italy's so-called "Lady of the Cells" was the oldest living Nobel ...

  3. News - World - OBITUARY

    Doris Lessing- a writer full of 'fire and visionary power'- dies at the age of 94

    Posted Nov 18th 2013, 05:30am by AP

    ... Associated Press The British writer won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2007, but the author of The Golden Notebook said she couldn't care less A writer full of 'fire ... of science fiction. She won the Nobel Prize for literature in 2007. The Swedish Academy praised Lessing for her "scepticism, fire and visionary power". When informed about winning the prize ...

  4. News - World - OBITUARY

    George Heilmeier made flat-screen TVs possible with invention of LCD

    Posted May 05th 2014, 05:43am by THE WASHINGTON POST

    ... that characterise modern life. In 2006 he won Japan's Kyoto Prize for achievements benefiting humanity; two years ago, he shared the Draper Prize, awarded by the National Academy of Engineering. Both are regarded as equivalents of the Nobel Prize. The "liquid crystal" description of the materials that Heilmeier worked with appeared at first to be an oxymoron. Crystals carry an image ...

  5. News - China - OBITUARY

    Erhu master Min Huifen leaves musical legacy spanning half a century

    Posted May 13th 2014, 03:49am by Oliver Chou

    ... the national prize at the Shanghai Spring Arts Festival in 1963, passed away yesterday after a long illness, aged 69. "We hoped for a repeat miracle after her successful battle against cancer ...

  6. News - World - OBITUARY

    ‘Searching for Sugar Man’ filmmaker committed suicide, family confirms

    Posted May 14th 2014, 09:37am by AP

    ... flopped in the United States but became a superstar in apartheid-era South Africa without even knowing about it. The film also won several other prizes, including a British BAFTA for best ...

  7. News - World - OBITUARY

    Obituary: Eva Ban, the bikini woman in photo with John F. Kennedy

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 10:11pm by NYT

    ... into the surf to see if he could shake the president's hand. The boy didn't succeed, but his mother wound up in an image that would be nominated for a Pulitzer Prize, Ban declined offers ...

  8. Lifestyle - Technology - OBITUARY

    David Hubel, neuroscientist who transformed understanding of vision, dies aged 87

    Posted Oct 13th 2013, 12:00am by GUARDIAN

    ... The Guardian Neuroscientist transformed understanding of vision and was jointly awarded the Nobel prize for physiology and medicine in 1981 David Hubel, visionary scientist David Hubel ... the Nobel prize for physiology and medicine, along with Roger Sperry for his separate work on the hemispheres of the brain. Before working with Wiesel, Hubel had applied his flair for tinkering ...

  9. News - World - OBITUARY

    Tony Benn, former aristocrat who stayed loyal to the British left, dies aged 88

    Posted Mar 14th 2014, 04:09pm by AP

    ... literature, long after the word- and the philosophy- had been expunged from New Labour. "He was a magnificent writer, speaker, diarist and campaigner, with a strong record of public and political ...

  10. News - World - OBITUARY

    US organ transplant pioneer Murray dies at 93

    Posted Nov 27th 2012, 05:11pm by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Dr Joseph Murray, who won the Nobel Prize for performing the first-ever successful organ transplant, died late on Monday at the age of 93, according ... the Nobel Prize in Medicine in 1990, sharing the honour with E Donnall Thomas, who pioneered bone marrow transplants. Their discoveries have been used to cure or provide a decent life for tens ...




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