Nobel Prize
World  /  Published 08.10.18

2 Americans win Nobel for economics

Two American researchers have been awarded the Nobel Prize for economics for studying the interplay of climate change and technological innovation with economics.William Nordhaus of Yale University an...
By AP in Stockholm

Science  /  Published 07.10.18

The surgeon who used immunotherapy to kill cancer cells in 1891

It was 1891. New York resident and Italian immigrant Zola — his first name has been lost to the mists of time — had an egg-sized malignant tumour on his neck that was nearly blocking his food pipe...
By Arghya Manna in

World  /  Published 03.10.18

US, British scientists win Nobel in Chemistry

Scientists Frances Arnold, George Smith and Gregory Winter won the 2018 Nobel Prize for Chemistry for research using directed evolution to produce enzymes and antibodies for new chemicals and pharmace...
By AP in Stockholm

World  /  Published 02.10.18

Suu Kyi award ‘will not be withdrawn’

Some of the actions Aung San Suu Kyi has taken as Myanmar’s civilian leader are “regrettable” but her Nobel Peace Prize will not be withdrawn, the head of the Nobel Foundation told Reuters in an...
By Reuters in Stockholm

World  /  Published 02.10.18

First physics woman winner in 55 years

Stockholm/London: A trio of American, French and Canadian scientists won the 2018 Nobel Prize for physics on Tuesday for breakthroughs in laser technology that have turned light beams into precision t...
By Reuters in

World  /  Published 02.10.18

3 scientists win Nobel in Physics

Three scientists won the Nobel Prize in Physics on Tuesday for their work with lasers.Arthur Ashkin of the United States was awarded half the 9-million-kronor ($1.01 million) prize; the other half is ...
By AP in Stockholm

World  /  Published 01.10.18

James Allison, Tasuku Honjo win Nobel for cancer research

The American Cancer Society's chief medical officer says he and colleagues gave a celebratory toast to Allison at a party on Friday — days before the announcement of the Nobel Prize in Medicine — ...
By AP in Stockholm

World  /  Published 01.10.18

Nobel rape accused gets two years in prison

The man at the centre of a sex-abuse and financial crimes scandal that is tarnishing the academy that awards the Nobel Prize in Literature was convicted of rape and sentenced to two years in prison on...
By AP in Copenhagen

World  /  Published 30.09.18

Nobel Prizes still struggle with wide gender disparity

Stavanger, Norway: Nobel Prizes are the most prestigious awards on the planet but the aura of this year's announcements has been dulled by questions over why so few women have entered the pantheon, pa...
By AP in


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