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Posts tagged with "prize"

  • Elisabeth Pain ,

    And the Winner Is….

    It is now possible to watch the Nobel Prize announcements live from the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm right after the awarding institutions have made their vote.  Robert G. Edwards was announced today as the 2010 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine “for the development of in vitro fertilization.” Tomorrow… Read More
  • Americas , ,

    Share Your Ideas, Win a Prize, and (Maybe) Cure Cancer

    The Wall Street Journal on 18 September 2007 tells the story of the Gotham Prize for Cancer Research, a new philanthropic venture that offers prizes to biomedical researchers, or anyone for that matter, for ideas on curing cancer. The funders hope their offer of prizes — $1 million for the top award — will stimulate… Read More