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Nobel Prizes: Who Won & Who Got Snubbed

All of the 2013 Nobel prizes have been announced! This year’s prizes went to people doing amazing work, but not everyone can be a winner. Trace looks at who won, who was snubbed, and which deserving scientists from the past never took home a medal.

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Alice Munro, the renowned Canadian short-story writer whose visceral work explores the tangled relationships between men and women, small-town existence and the fallibility of memory, won the 2013 Nobel Prize in Literature on Thursday.

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“Today – on what would have been Robert Noyce’s 84th birthday – many people are scratching their heads and wondering why the co-inventor of the microchip, co-founder of Fairchild Semiconductors, and owner of more than a dozen patents, never won a Nobel Prize.”

5 achievements that haven’t won a Nobel Prize

“The announcements of this year’s Nobel Prize winners will start Monday with the medicine award and continue with physics, chemistry, literature, peace and economics. The secretive award committees never give away any hints in advance of who could win, but here’s a look at five big scientific breakthroughs that haven’t yet received a Nobel prize.”

Top 5 people who should have won a Nobel prize, but didn’t

“When the wealthy inventor Alfred Nobel’s brother died, a french newspaper mistakenly thought that it was Alfred who passed away. Their obituary of him was scathing, referring to him as Doctor Death because of his invention of dynamite and commenting that his legacy was a poor one.”

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