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Malaysian Scientist Wins the ‘Nobel Prize for Cancer Research’ With Breakthrough in Treatment

Serena Nik-Zainal

UK-based Malaysian scientist Dr. Serena Nik-Zainal was given the Dr. Josef Steiner Cancer Research Prize 2019 for her work in advancing cancer genome interpretation.

Originally also known as the “Nobel Prize for Cancer Research,” the award was given to Dr. Nik-Zainal along with her collaborators Dr. Paul Calleja and Dr. Ignacio Medina from the University of Cambridge at the University of Bern in Switzerland on Friday.

Nobel Prize Nominee Reveals How Neiman Marcus Refused to Sell Her a Dress Because She’s Asian

Amanda Nguyen, who drafted theSexual Assault Survivor’s Bill of Rights,” shared a long social media post about how she was marginalized by a large clothing company despite being a Nobel Peace Prize nominee.

The 27-year-old Asian-American founder of the Non-Government Organization Rise revealed in an Instagram post that Neiman Marcus staff refused to sell her a dress.

South Korean President: ‘Trump Should Get The Nobel Peace Prize’

South Korean President Moon Jae-in gave credit to United States President Donald Trump for reportedly helping end the standoff with North Korea, noting that he should be awarded a Nobel Peace Prize.

“President Trump should win the Nobel Peace Prize. What we need is only peace,” Moon recently told senior secretaries in South Korea, a presidential Blue House official said on Monday.  

China’s Most Famous Political Prisoner and Nobel Prize Winner Dies at 61

Liu Xiaobo, Nobel Peace Prize winner, champion of human rights and democracy, and Chinese political prisoner has died at the age of of 61 from terminal liver cancer.

The activist and university professor, who was jailed for 11 years on charges of subversion and considered by the state as a criminal, was only recently moved to a hospital for treatment, according to the BBC.