Nobel Prize
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

By Somak Raychaudhury in Pune

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

Opinion  /  Published 07.07.20

Nobel laurels for the world's prized minds

Winning the Nobel Prize has been the epitome of intellectual achievement for over a century. Those who win it go to Stockholm to receive it from the king of Sweden (unless they have won the peace priz...
By Ashok V. Desai

Opinion  /  Published 17.12.19

Celebrate the Nobel, not the attire

Sir — Many Indians are celebrating the fact that Esther Duflo and Abhijit Banerjee attended the Nobel Prize ceremony in traditional Indian attire. But such jubilation, especially when it comes to Du...
By The Telegraph

West Bengal  /  Published 21.10.19

Billboards with Nobel greeting on home route for Abhijit Banerjee

Congratulatory billboards put up by the Calcutta Municipal Corporation will welcome Nobel laureate Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee to the city on Tuesday evening.“The exact locations of the billboards or t...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


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