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SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) – A number of Nobel Prizes have been awarded this week, and none of the winners are from the Bay Area.

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The Bay Area has a rich history of Nobel Laureates, living and dead. Stanford has 32, Berkeley 22, and UCSF has five.

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Between 2011 and 2013, Stanford, Cal and UCSF researchers collected a total of 8 Nobel Prizes. In fact, Stanford won for chemistry three years in a row. Since 2014, there have been no local Nobel Prize winners.

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There is hope for this year still. On Monday, the Nobel Prize for Economics will be awarded, and Stanford’s Edward P. Laxear is on the short list.