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We talked about sustainable development and supergrids with Rae Kwon Chung, who, like Al Gore, was awarded the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize as a member of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). He is the author of the "Green growth" concept, whereby countries should enable natural assets to deliver ...

Stockholm: An Afghan music institute that has empowered girls in the war-torn country and metal pioneers Metallica on Wednesday shared the Polar Music Prize, often called music's Nobel. The laureates will each receive one million Swedish kronor (€101,000, US$125,000) at a televised gala in ...
Professor Ben Feringa told a packed crowd to ask questions in science, but remember to "enjoy the beauty of nature" at the 30th Schrodinger Lecture. Professor Feringa, from the University of Groningen in the Netherlands, used the example of his work building molecular machines to share the joy of pure ...
The United Kingdom has responsibility for the current crisis in Yemen after exporting weapons to Saudi Arabia, Nobel Peace Prize winner Tawakkol Karman has said. The Yemeni Nobel laureate has called on a number of countries, including the US and Iran, to stop supplying both the Saudis and the rebel ...
Three small and midsize auto-related companies in Japan are teaming up with Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus to keep secondhand vehicles running in Bangladesh and to help bring workers there out of poverty. Sunpower Corp., a used tire exporter based in Yokohama, Up Rising, which sells used tires ...

If India wants Laureates, give students opportunities and freedom, say Nobel laureates ... The Nobel laureates, Prof. Richard J. Roberts (physiology ... India's population, pollution, healthcare, food security and biodiversity face challenges that can find solutions in science, Nobel laureate Prof. Christiane ...
An Atlanta nonprofit is petitioning the city's St. Patrick's Day Parade committee to honor a Nobel laureate from Northern Ireland this year. Atlanta: City of peace wants John Hume, who was jointly awarded the 1998 Nobel Peace Prize for his role in ending Northern Ireland's "Troubles," to be named grand ...
Yemeni Nobel peace laureate Tawakkol Karman called for an end to the Saudi-led coalition's military occupation of Yemen in an exclusive interview with Reuters today. "The Saudi-Emirati occupation … betrayed the Yemenis and sold them out, exploiting the coup of the Houthi militia backed by Iran on the ...
Yemeni Nobel peace laureate Tawakkol Karman has called for an end to what she says is a military occupation of her country by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in an exclusive interview with the Reuters news agency. An outspoken rights advocate and activist with Yemen's Islah party, ...
The Trump Administration said its new nuclear policy will take a more aggressive stance toward Russia. Photograph: Andrew Harnik/AP. Australia's Nobel peace laureate says America's aggressive new nuclear policy is "a blueprint for nuclear war" that returns the world to a Cold War mentality. Tilman Ruff ...
If we take into account all categories, going back to the year 2000, our analysis shows that out of the 122 Nobel laureates who were based in the U.S. at the time of their award, 39 were not born in the United States. That's 32 percent. Given that the foreign-born population of the United States as a whole was ...
The term "feminism" has different meanings to different people across the world; but for Malala Yousafzai, she sees it as another expression for equality -- a matter that the Nobel Peace Prize laureate takes very seriously. When she first heard about feminism, Yousafzai wasn't exactly sure what the word ...
Stating that several Nobel laureates consider philosophy as the driving force behind their success in research, he said teachers occupy a place of great importance in the Indian education system and that, in fact, stood an ideal for education systems in the most advanced countries like the US and Japan.
Noida (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Jan.30 : Japanese Nobel laureate Dr. Takaaki Kajita on Tuesday delivered a lecture on "Discovery of Neutrino Oscillations" to students and faculty of Amity University here. Dr. Kajita is a physicist known for neutrino experiments on Kamiokande and its successor, ...
The UTEP Centennial Lecture Series returns with a free public lecture on Feb. 1, with Sir Fraser Stoddart, a Nobel laureate and professor of chemistry at Northwestern University. Stoddart won Nobel prize in Chemistry in December 2016, along with Jean-Pierre Sauvage and Ben Feringa for the ...
(GIS) - A wreath laying ceremony for Sir Arthur Lewis and Sir Derek Walcott was recently held in accordance with the Nobel laureate calendar of activities. It was the first time that the citizens of Saint Lucia honored the lives of both Nobel laureates, Sir Arthur Lewis and Sir Derek Walcott, with a wreath ...

Hyderabad: Martin Chalfie, Nobel laureate in chemistry will deliver the Hyderabad Lecture titled 'Guarantor Transcription Factors in Cell Differentiation' at school of Life sciences, University of Hyderabad on Monday at 11 am. Professor Martin has received Nobel prize along with Osamu Shimomura and ...
Great scientific achievements are a result of collaboration and not isolation, Nobel laureate Martin Chalfie said on Saturday while narrating his journey to the coveted prize. Mr. Chalfie, a professor of biological sciences at Columbia University, won the Nobel prize in chemistry in 2008 for his work, showing ...
Five Nobel laureates in science to address students in Goa ... Nobel laureates in physiology or medicine Christiane Nusslein-Volhard (1995) and Richard Roberts (1993), in physics Serge Haroch (2012) and in ... "We want our students to learn the kind of temperament these Nobel laureates had or have.
Some people become scientists because they have an insatiable sense of curiosity. For others, the interest is born of tragedy--they lose a loved one to disease and are driven to find a cure. In the case of Gertrude Elion, both are true. Gertrude was a brilliant and curious student who could have done ...
Joseph Stiglitz is an American economist and a professor at Columbia University. A Nobel laureate and former chief economist of the World Bank, he was named one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time Magazine in 2011. His books include "globalization and Its Discontents Revisited", ...
Shinya Yamanaka, who won a share of the 2012 Nobel prize in physiology or Medicine for the discovery of induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells, has suggested he could resign as director of Kyoto University's Center for iPS Cell Research and Application (CiRA) in Japan over a fraudulent paper published ...
When he was 12, he saw his first solar eclipse, and in his 40s, he became a Nobel laureate for outstanding research on the universe. Prof Schmidt, who specialises in physics and astronomy, won the 2011 Nobel prize in physics, together with two other Astronomers, for discovering that the universe was ...
Tokyo: Japan chastised a Kyoto University stem cell research team led by Nobel laureate Shinya Yamanaka on Tuesday after a team member fabricated data in his paper, saying it shook people's trust in scientific research. education Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi's comments came a day after Kyoto ...
Shinya Yamanaka, who won a share of the 2012 Nobel prize in physiology or Medicine for the discovery of induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells, has suggested he could resign as director of Kyoto University's Center for iPS Cell Research and Application (CiRA) in Japan over a fraudulent paper published ...
Nobel prize-winning Japanese physicist Takaaki Kajita has delivered a lecture to young researchers at a university in Singapore. Kajita is the head of the Institute for Cosmic Ray Research at the University of Tokyo. He is a cowinner of the 2015 prize in physics for his work proving that neutrinos have mass.
Pillai, who established contact with the Nobel laureate of Japanese origin through the Alumni Office of the University of East Anglia after a gap of over three decades, has vivid memories of the high esteem in which the Nobel laureate was held by Sir Malcolm Bradbury, also a famous novelist, for his ...
He won the 2017 Nobel prize for literature with the committee noting that he is a writer "who, in novels of great emotional force, has uncovered the abyss beneath our illusory sense of connection with the world". When We Were Orphans is set up almost like a detective novel. Christopher banks grew up in ...
(RTTNews.com) - bitcoin may "totally collapse" though it may linger for a century, Nobel laureate Robert Shiller said, who equaled it to the Tulip mania. "[Bitcoin] might totally collapse and be forgotten and I think that's a good likely outcome but it could linger on for a good long time, it could be here in 100 ...
bitcoin could be here for 100 years but it's more likely to 'totally collapse,' Nobel laureate says. Robert Shiller said bitcoin reminds him of "tulip mania" centuries ago in the Netherlands; "It has no value at all unless there is some common consensus that it has value," Shiller said. Arjun Kharpal | Holly Ellyatt.
Many who are reading now are using their technology to read, so she believes you have to "go where they are." Still, as she puts it, "There's something about holding a book in your hand." Therefore, the mission of SLU Books continues this Nobel laureate Week and beyond. In Dahlia's words, "It is all worth ...
(PRESS RELEASE) - The nation will for the next few weeks continue its reflection on the outstanding contributions made by Nobel laureates, Sirs Arthur Lewis and Derek Walcott during the 2018 Nobel laureate Festival. Throughout the twenty-five year old Festival, the exceptional work of the distinguished ...
But after meeting former Nobel prize winners at the Lindau Nobel laureate Meetings, which invites hundreds of international young scientists to Lindau, ... on these two books of Nobel laureates is being exposed here," said Stalsett, who has served on and off the Norwegian Nobel Committee since 1985.
Nobel peace Laureate Group Urges Japan to Join Nuclear Arms Ban Treaty. Jan. 16, 2018, at 11:41 ... Beatrice Fihn, executive director of Nobel Peace Prize-winning International Campaign to Abolish nuclear weapons (ICAN), attends a news conference in Tokyo, Japan January 16, 2018. Reuters/Kim ...
Tawakkol who has won a Nobel peace Award for her struggles in Yemen as a journalist and a human rights Activist was the keynote speaker on the opening session of Afkar-e-Taza Thinkfest here on Saturday at the Alhamra Hall. She was of the view that today she stood at the moment when humanity, ...
Of the 18,891 classes offered at Arizona State University, PHY 498: Workshop in Perception technology stands out. It's taught by theoretical physicist and Nobel laureate Frank Wilczek. It's about color, and you have to know some stuff to take it (but not everything). "It's kind of a hands-on introduction to ...
BENGALURU: Palpable excitement, nervousness and curiosity was evident as 20 school children from Bengaluru, Mumbai and Ajmer filled the room at a city star hotel to hear Nobel laureate Kip Thorne explain his theories on gravitational physics and astrophysics. And Thorne, who was in Bengaluru to ...
(GIS) - The Nobel laureate Festival Committee will host the media launch of the 2018 Nobel laureate Festival this week. The launch serves to officially usher in the festival, to present the sponsors, and to provide a synopsis of the festival's events. The launch will be held at the government Information ...
BENGALURU: Nobel laureate Prof Kip S. Thorne on Wednesday urged the Infosys Prize 2017 Laureates to use science wisely to educate the public and leaders of relevant ... Thorne said, "The Infosys Science Prize, like the Nobel prize, is an inspiration for young scientists and the general public alike.
Har Gobind Khorana was born in Punjab (now Pakistan), into the only literate family in the village. Taught by his father to read and write, he rose up to become a Nobel laureate and the first person to construct an artificial gene. Google paid tribute to the man with a doodle to celebrate his 96th birthday.
Scepticism increased when some prominent Iranian figures such as the former crown prince, Reza Pahlavi, and the Nobel laureate Shirin Ebadi asked the US to increase pressure on Iran. Many wondered whether there was a foreign ulterior motive to fan the flame of the protests. Whoever started the ...
Hyderabad: Telangana and Andhra Pradesh have overcome the perennial problem of power shortage after they shifted to LED lamps on a massive scale. And the man, who gave the world the highly power-saving LED lamps, is currently in Hyderabad delivering lectures to students and scientists.
As an MBA student I had the opportunity to take a small seminar class with recent Nobel laureate Richard Thaler. His impact on Dane's philosophy has been profound. We also update our views on certain of our Fund's holdings and discuss one new holding. The below is Dane capital Management LLC's ...
Two Nobel laureates, who were to address the Indian science Congress planned originally at the Osmania University in Hyderabad during January 3-7, will still make it to the city, thanks to the University of Hyderabad. Erwin Neher, the 1991 laureate for physiology for Medicine from Germany and Hiroshi ...
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region - A wave of anti-government protests that have taken place in dozens of Iranian cities for the past four days have the potential to go beyond the Green Movement that shook the pillars of the Islamic Republic for the first time in 2009, the renowned Iranian Nobel laureate Shirin ...
We thought about the thousands of students who had passed through their labs, classes and office hours. While the awards are given to only a select few, we know well that each laureate represents an entire intellectual community. But this year, the American Nobel laureates were shunned by President ...
Elizabeth Blackburn, the Nobel prize-winning molecular biologist who took over just 2 years ago as president of the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in San Diego, California, today announced her intent to retire next summer. The unexpected news comes as Salk faces gender discrimination lawsuits ...
To have such an outstanding Nobel laureate choose to work at UNSW is incredibly exciting." Professor Jacobs said that as well as researching, Sir Fraser would teach undergraduate chemistry courses "and help to inspire our next generation of scientists". Sir Fraser's main appointment is at Northwestern ...
Michael Rosbash, a Nobel laureate in medicine for 2017, delivers a speech during the Nobel banquet in Stockholm on Dec. ... The other laureates were American Richard Thaler for his work in behavioral economics; American physicists Kip Thorne, Rainer Weiss and Barry Barish for confirming the ...


 

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