Lasker Award

Images of James Rothman and Randy Schekman, of the United States, and German-born researcher Thomas Sudhof are projected on a screen, in Stockholm, Sweden, Monday, Oct. 7, 2013,  after they were announced as the winners of the 2013 Nobel Prize in medicine, for discoveries on how proteins and other materials are transported within cells. (AP Photo/ TT News Agency Janerik Henriksson)

2 Americans, German-American win Nobel in medicine

NEW YORK (AP) — Two Americans and a German-American won the Nobel Prize in medicine Monday for illuminating how tiny bubbles inside cells shuttle key substances around like a vast and highly efficient fleet of […]


Microsoft Corp. founder and philanthropist Bill Gates, right, and his wife Melinda Gates attend to a child as they meet with members of the Mushar community at Jamsot Village near Patna, India, March 23, 2011. (AP Photo/Aftab Alam Siddiqui, File)

Bill Gates, 5 scientists win Lasker medical prizes

NEW YORK (AP) — The philanthropists Bill and Melinda Gates, as well as five researchers, have won prestigious Lasker Awards for their contributions to medicine. The Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation announced the recipients of […]



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