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    Two scientists who will collect this year's Nobel Prize in medicine praised late co-winner Ralph Steinman on Tuesday, saying he probably knew he was in line for the prestigious award.

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    Three physicists whose research on entangled particles plays a key role in attempts to develop super-fast quantum computers could be in the running for the 2011 Nobel Prize in physics on Tuesday.

  • Dead scientist awarded Nobel in medicine

    A Canadian-born scientist was awarded the Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday for his discoveries about the immune system but hours later his university said that he had been dead for three days.

  • **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.

  • Immune system discoveries earn Nobel in medicine

    Three scientists won the Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday for discoveries about the immune system that opened new avenues for the treatment and prevention of infectious illnesses and cancer.

  • 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.

  • Scientist wins Nobel 3 days after cancer death

    Ralph Steinman, a pioneer in understanding how cells fight disease, tried to help his own immune system thwart his pancreatic cancer.

  • 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.

  • University says Nobel Prize winner has died

    Rockefeller University in New York says Ralph Steinman, co-winner of this year's Nobel Prize in medicine, has died.

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