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  • **FILE** President Obama, a 2009 Nobel Peace Prize laureate, poses Dec. 10, 2009, with his medal and diploma at the prize ceremony at City Hall in Oslo. (Associated Press)

    Nobel Peace Prize jury under investigation

    The nomination deadline for the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize closed Wednesday amid renewed criticism that the award committee has drifted away from the selection criteria established by prize founder Alfred Nobel.


  • **FILE** Ralph Steinman of Rockefeller University speaks during a news conference in Albany, N.Y., on April 24, 2009. (Associated Press)

    Scientist wins Nobel for medicine days after death

    A pioneering researcher was awarded the Nobel Prize in medicine Monday, three days after dying of pancreatic cancer without ever knowing he was about to be honored for his immune system work that he had used to prolong his own life.


  • Scientist wins Nobel for medicine days after death

    A pioneering researcher was awarded the Nobel Prize in medicine Monday, three days after dying of pancreatic cancer without ever knowing he was about to be honored for his immune system work that he had used to try to prolong his own life.


  • Nobel Foundation confirms prize to dead scientist

    The Nobel Prize in medicine awarded to a cell biologist who died three days ago will stand, the Nobel Foundation said Monday after examining its statutes against posthumous awards.


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