Dr. Ralph Steinman of Rockefeller University speaks during a news conference in April 2009. He died on Friday. Today, he was honored with a Nobel Prize. Mike Groll/AP hide caption toggle caption Mike Groll/AP The Two-Way Nobel Laureate Who Died Will Still Be Honored October 3, 2011 The prizes aren't normally given posthumously. But the committee didn't know that scientist Ralph Steinman had passed away.