Being a scientist means knowing what it is like to fail, new Nobel laureate James Rothman from Yale University tells the Associated Press.

The difference between "a great scientist and a not-so-lucky one," Rothman says, is that a great scientist fails 99 percent of the time while an unlucky one fails 99.9 percent of the time.

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