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2014-03-05 00:21:07

BEIJING, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Beijing Nobel Prize Laureates Summit (NPLS) 2014 will debut from the 23(rd) to 24(th) of March in Bejing, China. The event approaches where five Nobel laureates, including Sir Richard Rich John Roberts, Eric Maskin, Jack William Szostak, Robert C. Merton, and Aaron Ciechnover, will be present, which is one of the major event in China as it remarks another achievement in China's advanced medical field. Dignitaries and representatives from...

2008-06-27 15:02:21

By AMY FORLITI, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MINNEAPOLIS Leonid Hurwicz, who shared the Nobel Prize in economics last year for developing a theory that helps explain how buyers and sellers can maximize their gains, has died at age 90, a spokesman said Wednesday. Mr. Hurwicz died Tuesday of natural causes, said Mark Cassutt, spokesman for the University of Minnesota, where Mr. Hurwicz was an emeritus economics professor. He had been in a Minneapolis hospital and had been on kidney dialysis,...

2008-06-25 18:02:20

By Ben Cohen, Star Tribune, Minneapolis Jun. 25--Leonid Hurwicz, who shared the Nobel Prize in economics last year for developing a theory that helps explain how buyers and sellers can maximize their gains, died Tuesday night in Minneapolis. The Minneapolis resident was 90 and had been on dialysis for two years. He was hospitalized a week ago. Hurwicz was given his prize in Minneapolis last December because he couldn't make the trip to Stockholm. He was the oldest person ever to win a...


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