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Scientist Awarded Nobel Prize Just Days After Death
2011-10-03 12:36:11

A scientist awarded the Nobel prize for his research in cancer died of the disease just days before he was told about the award.

2011-03-01 14:00:00

There is a record 241 nominations for the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize, including anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks, the Internet and a Russian human rights activist.

2011-02-02 14:05:00

The Norwegian politician behind the Nobel Peace Prize nominations said Wednesday that Wikileaks has been nominated for the 2011 award.

2008-12-18 16:33:32

A Swedish prosecutor said Thursday that Nobel Prize jurors are under investigation on suspicion of bribery for accepting all-expense-paid visits to China in 2006 and 2008 to discuss the awards.

2008-10-03 09:00:09

By Deseret News editorial Alfred Nobel -- father of the Nobel Prize in literature -- invented dynamite. And this past week, the top member of the jury in that competition lit a few fuses and set off some charges.

2005-10-07 07:16:26

By Alister Doyle OSLO (Reuters) - The U.N. nuclear watchdog and its head Mohamed ElBaradei won the 2005 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday in an award calculated to help efforts to banish the peril of nuclear arms six decades after Hiroshima.

2005-10-06 06:38:24

By Alister Doyle OSLO (Reuters) - The U.N.'s nuclear watchdog and its head, Mohamed ElBaradei, have taken over as a bookmakers' favorite to win the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday, six decades after the U.S. atom bombing of Hiroshima.

Word of the Day
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.