Hilary Mantel took home the coveted Man Booker Prize this week for her novel, “Wolf Hall,” a detailed look at the contemptuous court of Henry VIII during the English Reformation.
The Nobel Prize in chemistry was awarded Wednesday to Roger Kornberg of Stanford University for his work on how cells use information in genes to produce proteins. He and his father Arthur Kornberg, also a Nobel laureate, discuss their achievements. Continue reading
Two American scientists won the Nobel Prize in medicine Monday for discovering a new way to turn off the effects of specific genes, a process that has opened new pathways in medical treatment. Continue reading