Family of DNA Nobel winner flogs medal

A wealthy Chinese biomedical boss yesterday paid $2.27m - almost £1.5m - for the Nobel Prize won by Francis Crick. Crick was the eminent British scientist who co-discovered DNA.

New owner Jack Wang was reportedly willing to pay double the amount of cash he ended up paying. Is the family selling off Crick's Nobel prize medal the start of a trend?%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%