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Nobel Prize
Calcutta  /  Published 08.10.20

Packed audience for future Nobel laureate

Roger Penrose, who has won this year’s Nobel Prize in physics, had almost a cult following even 14 years back when he had come to Calcutta and delivered a lecture at the Indian Association for t...

Calcutta  /  Published 08.10.20

College webinar with Muhammad Yunus

A Nobel laureate and a veteran economist will discuss the impact of Covid-19 on livelihoods in a webinar on Thursday afternoon. “The COVID 19 Pandemic — Lives, Livelihood and Challenges&r...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

World  /  Published 08.10.20

Nobel for mothers of gene ‘scissors’

Two scientists won the 2020 Nobel Prize in chemistry on Wednesday for creating genetic “scissors” that can rewrite the code of life, contributing to new cancer therapies and holding out th...
By Reuters in Berlin, Stockholm

World  /  Published 07.10.20

Chemistry Nobel for French, US duo

  French scientist Emmanuelle Charpentier and American Jennifer A. Doudna have won the Nobel Prize in chemistry for developing a method of genome editing likened to molecular scissors that offer...
By Agencies in Stockholm

India  /  Published 07.10.20

Nobel: link to a Calcutta physicist

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By Somak Raychaudhury in Pune

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World  /  Published 07.10.20

Pull of black hole: Shower to Nobel

Three scientists who unravelled some of the deep mysteries of black holes, the awe-inspiring pockets of the universe where space and time cease to exist, have won the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics. Bri...
By Reuters in Berlin, Stockholm

World  /  Published 06.10.20

Nobel for UK, German, US physicists

Three scientists won this year's Nobel Prize in physics Tuesday for advancing our understanding of black holes. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said that Briton Roger Penrose will receive h...
By Agencies in Stockholm

World  /  Published 06.10.20

Nobel for identifying hepatitis C virus

While effective antiviral treatments are now available, a course of tablets can cost $30,000 in the US. Flexibility on pricing for poorer countries will be vital to put WHO’s eradication goal wi...
By Reuters in Berlin, Stockholm

World  /  Published 05.10.20

Nobel to US-UK trio for hepatitis C virus

Americans Harvey J Alter and Charles M Rice, and British scientist Michael Houghton were awarded the Nobel Prize for Medicine or Physiology on Monday for the discovery of the hepatitis C virus. Annou...
By Agencies in Stockholm

World  /  Published 27.09.20

Nobel Prize minus glitter in Covid year

The winners of this year’s Nobel Prizes will miss out on a swanky gala in Stockholm surrounded by royalty and Sweden’s glitterati, but 2020 will at least not be added to the war years when...
By Reuters in Stockholm


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