NEW YORK (Reuters) - A letter by Francis Crick, the co-discoverer of DNA, outlining the Nobel Prize-winning achievement to his young son is expected to fetch as much as $2 million when it is sold at auction in April, Christie's said on Tuesday. Full story
Some members of Congress, and even Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman says the president should be ready to "mint that coin!" But does it make economic sense? NBC’s Kevin Tibbles reports.
Rachel Maddow shares the biographical detail of British researcher and newly awarded Nobel laureate, John Gurdon, that his high school science teacher thought he would not succeed as a scientist and trying to teach him was a waste of time.
"We've got a middle class that has been struggling in terms of income for a long time," comments Michael Spence, 2001 Nobel Laureate in Economics, discussing the Occupy Wall Street movement.
Michael Spence, 2001 Nobel Laureate in Economics, explains why he feels the U.S. economy will bounce back.
Michael Spence, 2001 Nobel Laureate in Economics, breaks down the impact of the Fed's new round of easing, and explains why governments are paralyzed.
Chinese writer Gao Xingjian, winner of the 2000 Nobel Prize for Literature, poses for photographers after his news conference at the International Literature Festival "Kosmopolis 08" in Barcelona, October 22, 2008. REUTERS/Gustau Nacarino
Activists wearing masks of China's jailed Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo hold candles during a night vigil at Liberty Square in Taipei June 4, 2013, on the 24th anniversary of the June 4 crackdown on pro-democracy protesters at Tiananmen Square in Beijing. REUTERS/Steven Chen (TAIWAN - Tags: POLITICS CI
Nobel Laureate and Professor of Economics and Sociology at University of Chicago Gary Becker listens as Co-Chairman of Council on Foreign Relations and former U.S. Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin speaks during a discussion titled "A Conversation with Gary Becker, David Rubinstein and Robert Rubin"
Nobel laureate and Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi attends the seventh Ministerial Conference of the Community of Democracies in Ulan Bator, April 29, 2013. REUTERS/Mareike Guensche (MONGOLIA - Tags: POLITICS)