Another member quits Nobel literature academy

Another member of the Swedish Academy awarding the Nobel Literature Prize is resigning, bringing the total number of board members who are quitting …

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Trump won't collect Nobel Prize from one N. Korea meeting: Stavridis

President Trump said he may walk away from planned talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un if he isn't confident that progress will be made. Adm. …

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Swedish king wants to let Nobel literature selectors resign

Sweden's king said he wants to change the rules of the Swedish Academy to allow board members to resign even though they are appointed for life.


University of Chicago News: Resources: A brief history

<b>Distinguished Chicago scholars include:</b><p><b>Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar,</b> who won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1983 “for his theoretical studies of the …

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Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Beatrice Fihn will Speak at 2018 Commencement<p>Pitt-Johnstown<p>posted April 16, 2018<p>Pitt-Johnstown President Dr. Jem Spectar …

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How does plant DNA avoid the ravages of UV radiation? The lab of UNC-Chapel Hill Nobel laureate Aziz Sancar reveals first-ever repair map of an entire multicellular organism to illuminate the inner workings of the plant kingdom's highly efficient DNA repair system.

The lab of UNC-Chapel Hill Nobel laureate Aziz Sancar reveals first-ever repair map of an entire multicellular organism to illuminate the inner …


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The two doctors who led the vagina-music study—which demonstrated that babies respond more strongly to music played electromechanically in the …


Nobel laureate blasts East Timor's failure against poverty

next<p>prev<p>Nobel Peace Prize laureate and former East Timorese President Jose Ramos-Horta is wading back into politics ahead of parliamentary elections next month.<p>He says the government in the past decade has failed in crucial areas such as reducing child malnutrition and providing clean water. He …

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Is it time to abandon the Nobel Prize?

In a commentary piece published in De Gruyter's journal Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine, authors Clare Fiala and Eleftherios P. Diamandis …


Rosalind Franklin Died 60 Years Ago Today Without The Nobel Prize She Deserved

Chemist Rosalind Franklin died sixty years ago today, on April 16, 1958, without recognition for her vital work in discovering the structure of DNA.<p>In May of 1952, one of Franklin’s graduate students at King’s College London, Raymond Gosling, took a photograph of the way a strand of DNA scatters an …


B is for Billion

This week, Jeff and Rebecca get Rebecca up to speed on Nobel nuttiness and Circe mysteries, try to digest huge adaptation news, puzzle out another …


Losing the Nobel Prize

Brian Keating explores the pitfalls of pursuing science's highest honor, in the context of uncovering the universe's earliest moments.


2 new displays will honour Nobel prize-winning physicist at Queen’s University

Two new displays will be seen around Queen’s University to celebrate the achievement of Nobel Prize winner Dr. Arthur McDonald for his research of …


Should the Queen get a Nobel Peace Prize for her brand of 'quiet diplomacy?' Two opposing arguments lined up

Arguments for and against the nomination of Queen Elizabeth II for a Nobel Peace Prize have been laid out by Kiwi pro and anti-Monarchy …

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Nobel Winning Economist Shiller Says Bitcoin ‘Bubble’ May Be Around For A While

Nobel Prize laureate for economics Robert Shiller believes that while Bitcoin (BTC) might be a bubble, that doesn’t mean that it will burst and be …


Outrage in Sweden as 2 women pressured to leave Nobel group

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Outrage and photos of blouses sprouted Friday across Swedish social media in support of the ousted female leader of the prestigious academy that awards the Nobel Prize in Literature.<p>Many in gender-neutral Sweden are upset that two highly respected women are being forced out of top …


Bitcoin craze is more psychological than economic: Nobel laureate

Bitcoin buying behavior is best explained by psychology than economics, says Nobel Prize-winning economist Robert Shiller.


Peter Gruenberg Dies: 'iPod Nobel' Winner Was 78

Peter Gruenberg, a German physicist and Nobel Prize winner whose work revolutionized digital data storage, has died at age 78. His 2007 award became …

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Scandal Rocks Sweden’s Jury for Nobel Prize in Literature

Swedish Academy in turmoil over fallout from ties to photographer accused of sexual assault<p>STOCKHOLM—The Swedish Academy, the body responsible for awarding the Nobel Prize in Literature, is in crisis over its handling of a sexual-assault scandal.<p>The academy said late Thursday that two of its …


Explainer: Nobel Prize-awarding Swedish Academy weighs reforms after controversy | Reuters - Firstpost

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Bid to nominate The Queen for a Nobel Peace Prize to be discussed next week

Home Office (CC BY 2.0)via Flickr<p>Home Office (CC BY 2.0)via Flickr<p>In her 66 years on the throne, there aren’t many accolades or awards The Queen …

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Is the Nobel Peace Prize Really Helping the Cause of Peace?

The Nobel Peace Prize for 2017 was awarded to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, an advocacy group that has worked to draw …

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The Nobel Prize scandal rocking Sweden

The Swedish Academy - a group of 18 distinguished Swedish writers and scholars known for selecting the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize for Literature …

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Joseph Stiglitz Discusses U.S.-China Tensions

Nobel Prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz says that China may move towards the U.S.'s position on investment because they believe opening up …

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Nobel prize winner Kailash Satyarthi to release CHRI report on trafficking

LONDON: Nobel Peace Prize Winner Kailash Satyarthi, along with the UN Special Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery will launch a report by the …

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Incredibly Modest: Barack Obama Still Hasn’t Told Any Of His Friends Or Family That He Won The 2009 Nobel Peace Prize

If you thought you missed having Obama in the White House before, you’re <i>really</i> going to miss him after you read this.<p>We all know POTUS 44 has a …


Nobel Laureates on the future of economics | VOX, CEPR’s Policy Portal

30 May - 1 June 2018 / Palma de Mallorca (Mallorca) - Spain / EAYE (European Association of Young Economists) - University of the Balearic Islands<p>18 …


Nobel Perspectives Live!

Get to know them and their work ahead of the event.<p>Highlights from past events<p>These events might be over but luckily we recorded every word. Roam …

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King of Sweden considers using royal powers to break Nobel deadlock

Sweden's King Carl XVI Gustaf has moved to break a deadlock at the scandal-hit committee that awards the Nobel Literature Prize, unveiling a plan on Wednesday to make it easier for members to resign.<p>The king, whose forbear Gustav III founded the Swedish Academy in 1786, announced the rare …