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October 11, 2012

The winning formula for Nobel prizes

Genius, passion, hard work, and a little bit of luck – that’s what we are told sets Nobel prize recipients apart from us mere mortals. But could there be any secret, hidden factors that come into play?

To find out, we’ve sifted through the vital statistics of all the winners since the very first Nobel prizes were awarded in 1901. Does your birth-date matter?

I never stood a chance.