- Mandela mourned as inspiration in many struggles Updated: Dec-06-13 2:24 pm
- Nobel winner: scientists get it wrong most of time Updated: Dec-06-13 1:45 pm
- Frederick Sanger, double Nobel winner, dies at 95 Updated: Nov-20-13 9:31 am
- Nobel author Doris Lessing dies at 94 Updated: Nov-17-13 1:52 pm
Nelson Mandela led black South Africans in their struggle to throw off the yoke of white rule and then helped the entire nation heal the wounds of racial division.
STOCKHOLM - One of this year's Nobel Prize laureates says learning how to handle failure is key to becoming a successful scientist.
LONDON - British biochemist Frederick Sanger, who twice won the Nobel Prize in chemistry and was a pioneer of genome sequencing, has died at the age of 95.
LONDON - Doris Lessing emerged from a black cab outside her home in London one day in 2007 and was confronted by a horde of reporters. When told she had won the Nobel Prize, she blinked and retorted "Oh Christ! ... I couldn't care less."