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"I think the resounding message that should go out all around the world is that science is global," Sir J. Fraser Stoddart, one of three laureates in chemistry, told The Hill on Monday. Stoddart, born in Scotland, credited American openness with ...
Nobel laureate Dr. Michael Brown, whose research paved the way for the development of statins, will explain how the drugs work and "Why Hearts Attack" in Cornell's annual Ef Racker Lecture in biology & Medicine at 8 p.m.

Two U.S.-based professors won the Nobel prize in economics on Monday for studying how to best design contracts, work that sheds light on when it makes sense to give a CEO a bonus or privatize public services like schools, hospitals and prisons.
Dr Ohsumi and his wife Mariko at the Tokyo Institute of technology last Tuesday. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said that Dr Ohsumi's work "has brought light to people struggling with intractable diseases".
10 reasons why Nobel laureates are getting older. Oct 08, 2016, 01.10 PM IST. Text: Economictimes.com. On October 5, 2017 the Nobel Committee named 65-year-old Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos the recipient of this year's Nobel Peace Prize.

Fraser Stoddart was awarded this year's Nobel prize in chemistry jointly with Jean-Pierre Sauvage and Bernard Feringa "for the design and synthesis of molecular machines".
Six years after winning the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize, jailed Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo looks unlikely to be given the chance to 'seek medical parole' overseas like high-profile dissidents have done before him, a close associate told RFA.
Cape Town, South Africa (AP) - Nobel laureate Desmond Tutu shed tears of gratitude on his 85th birthday Friday as he presided over a cathedral Mass despite his poor health.
Nobel laureate Desmond Tutu shed tears of gratitude on his 85th birthday on Friday in South Africa, where he presided over a cathedral Mass despite his poor health.
With a travel history that numbers 74 countries and reaches from the dense urban sprawl of Beijing to the tiny island nation of Timor-Leste, UC Santa Barbara professor of economics and Nobel laureate Finn Kydland is familiar with distant lands ...
The news release says Romer, the "2016 Nobel laureate in economics," will take part in a press conference this coming Monday - the same day the Nobel Committee is scheduled to announce the winner of what is known formally as the Sveriges Riksbank ...
Ms Maguire, 1976 Nobel Peace Prize winner for her work to unite communities in Northern Ireland, pre-recorded a video message with other women on the boat expecting to be detained at sea.
Nobel prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz predicted in a interview out on Wednesday that Italy and other countries would leave the Euro zone in coming years, and he blamed the euro and German austerity policies for Europe's economic problems.
The 2016 Nobel laureates for physics, medicine and chemistry: all men, at least 65 years old and mostly over 72. Go back to the first half of the 20th Century, however, and the average laureate was "only" 56. Physics laureates, now typically a group of ...
EVANSTON - scientists, colleagues and friends at Northwestern University joined in a champagne toast and heartfelt celebration today to honor one of their own, Sir Fraser Stoddart, after he was awarded the 2016 Nobel prize in chemistry. Scores of ...

PRAGUE -- Like much of the rest of the world, Svetlana Alexievich is watching the unfolding war in Syria with horror. "For an artist, this is an unbearable spectacle," says Alexievich of Belarus, who won the Nobel prize in literature in 2015 ...
"We have planned 16 pre summit seminars, 12 international delegations roadshows, 6 national and state roadshows as well as 5 mega international forums like Nobel laureates Symposium (10th January 2017), Global CEO Roundtable (10th January 2017), ...
Stefan Hell, PhD, will present "Nanoscopy with Focused Light" as the 17th Fredric S. Fay Memorial Lecture on Oct. 18. Dr. Hell received the Nobel prize in chemistry in 2014 for his work on overcoming the resolution limit of light microscopes using a ...
The Nobel artists find out alongside the public who the winners are each year, so they have just a few weeks to create their works of art.
The Optical Society will welcome theoretical physicist and futurist Michio Kaku and Nobel laureates Nicolaas Bloembergen, Robert Curl, Roy Glauber, John Hall, W.E.
YOKOHAMA--Nobel prize laureate Yoshinori Ohsumi has sharp eyes even without his beloved microscope--he has an amazing knack at spotting four-leaf clovers.
"This year's laureates opened the door on an unknown world where matter can assume strange states," said the Nobel Foundation in a statement Tuesday. "They have used advanced mathematical methods to study unusual phases, or states, of matter, such ...
Hillary Clinton and John Kerry, each have long histories in public services with many accomplishments to show, however today's news out of Oslo, Norway reportedly adds Nobel laureate of the prestigious Nobel Peace Prize to their resumes. According to ...
wealthy Australians should adopt a more philanthropic approach to medical research like their American cousins do, Australian Nobel laureate Peter Doherty said. Mr Doherty was jointly awarded the Nobel prize for medicine in 1996 and said scientific ...
EARLIER today, the Nobel Committee at the Karolinska Institute in Sweden named 71-year-old Yoshinori Ohsumi the recipient of this year's Nobel prize in medicine. In the next seven days, scientists, Economists and peace advocates rumoured to be on the ...
On Saturday, the Embassy of Sweden and the Delhi Metro Rail corporation (DMRC) inaugurated a Nobel Memorial Wall at the Rajiv Chowk metro station.
Jerusalem (AFP) - World leaders bid farewell to Israeli elder statesman and Nobel peace laureate Shimon Peres at his funeral in Jerusalem Friday, with US President Barack Obama hailing him as a giant of the 20th century.
"The idea that there is a recipe for winning a Nobel prize is, of course, preposterous," Elisabeth Pain wrote about the Lindau Nobel laureate Meetings. But the early-career researchers who attend the meetings can still learn valuable lessons from the ...
This summer, more than a hundred Nobel laureates sent a clear message to Greenpeace: Abandon the campaign against GMOs. The letter, published on the site Support Precision agriculture, asked the environmental NGO to stop efforts to hinder the ...
The predictions webinar is the latest in a series of C&EN's digital pre-Nobel coverage. The magazine also released an interactive map showing where chemistry's laureates are from and an immersive database detailing the nominees for the prize between ...
What's certain is that the new laureates, whoever they may be, will join one of the most exclusive clubs in science. Champagne corks will be popped.
PACEMAKER BELFAST 29/09/2016 The official opening of Seamus Heaney HomePlace, a new arts and literary centre marking the life and work of the Nobel laureate at his home town Bellaghy on Thursday. Photo Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker Press.
Nobel laureate Saul Perlmutter said that he would not have been able to make his prizewinning discovery in today's research funding environment.
... to the enormous Universe, Nobel laureates tell tales of physics to blow your mind. In this series of animations, Nobel prize-winning scientists talk about their work on light, time, matter, and the universe. Recorded at the 66th Lindau Nobel ...
Jerusalem (AFP) - Shimon Peres, who died Wednesday aged 93, was an Israeli elder statesman, Nobel laureate and two-time prime minister who spearheaded peace efforts with the Palestinians after breaking with his hawkish past.
He was hospitalized two weeks ago after suffering a stroke that led to bleeding in his brain and was on a respirator during most of his time in hospital.
Shimon Peres, who led Israel as prime minister and president in an enduring six-decade political career built on promoting peace between Arabs and Jews, died Tuesday while being hospitalized from a major stroke, his family announced.
Imagine explaining Nobel prize-winning genetics to a group of 11-year-olds. Dr. Oliver Smithies does it with ease. The 91-year-old Nobel laureate spoke to middle schoolers at Blessed Sacrament School on Friday afternoon, laying out the details of his ...
... "politically unwelcome", Nobelist Richard Roberts told EurActiv.com. Sir Richard Roberts is an English biochemist and molecular biologist.
Acclaimed economist Professor Robert Shiller, famous for developing formulas for valuing shares and other assets, hails British shares as "a great investment", based on current valuations.
Every year, Pitzer College's Munroe Center for Social Inquiry sponsors a speaker series that reflects the pursuit of interdisciplinary learning and public inquiry.
The recognition identifies likely candidates to win the Nobel Prize at some point in the future, not just the year they were named Citation Laureate. In the last 14 years, 39 recipients of the recognition have later gone on to win Nobel prizes ...
22, a group of Nobel laureates ascended the stage of the Sanders Theater here at Harvard University, alongside opera Singers, accordion players, roller derby players and two "human spotlights" covered from head to toe in silver body paint.
South African anti-apartheid leader and Nobel peace laureate Desmond Tutu has been discharged from the hospital following his re-admission on Saturday.
Continuing a feature introduced in last year's presentation of Laureates, an online "People's Choice" poll permits readers to vote on their favorite Nobel-worthy candidates, either from this year's new batch or from among previous Citation Laureate ...
Audience members cheered and eyes welled up with tears as 2014 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Kailash Satyarthi spoke about his experiences freeing children from laborious slavery and his dreams to end child slavery.
Alexievich won the Nobel prize for literature in 2015 for her "polyphonic writings", praised as a "monument to suffering and courage in our time" by the Swedish Academy.
At the Heidelberg Laureate Forum (HLF 2016) here in Heidelberg today, physics Nobel laureate Brian P. Greene discussed his team's discovery that the universe is expanding at a faster and faster rate.


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