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Thu Mar 15, 2018, 02:56 PM

A Missing Nobel Prize Winner Has Been Found Wandering a Rural Road in a Daze

A Nobel Prize-winning chemistís wife is dead while he has been located alive but confused 200 miles away from where they live.

Professor Ei-ichi Negishi, 82, and his wife Sumire Negishi, 80, were reported missing on Monday in Indiana but the following day police discovered the professor wandering along a road near the Orchard Hills Landfill in Illinois.

After organizing medical treatment for the professor, who was later hospitalized, Ogle County Sheriffís Deputies then found Ei-ichiís vehicle and Sumireís body at the landfill, according to a press release from the department.

While authorities are investigating her death, they said foul play was not suspected. Sumire suffered from Parkinsonís disease.



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eppur_se_muova Mar 2018 #1

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Thu Mar 15, 2018, 04:18 PM

1. Sad. Disease and old age can be cruel.

Negishi, who has spent most of his career at Purdue U., has made major contributions to the field of organic synthesis: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Negishi_coupling

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