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Anti-nuclear campaign group wins 2017 Nobel Peace Prize

A campaign group seeking a global ban on nuclear arms won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday, given the award by a Nobel Committee that cited the spread of weapons to North Korea and said the risk was growing of nuclear war. The award to the International ... Reuters, 1 week ago

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Nuclear powers must start 'serious' disarmament talks: Nobel

The world's nuclear powers must begin "serious negotiations" aimed at disarmament, the Nobel committee said today as it awarded its prestigious Peace Prize to non-proliferation pressure group ICAN."This year's Peace Prize is also a call upon these states to ...
 Business Standard1 week ago Why the Nobel Peace Prize brings little peace  catchnews.com1 week ago US says no plan to sign global anti-nuclear treaty  Business Standard1 week ago Anti-nuclear weapons group ICAN wins Nobel Peace Prize  Mathrubhumi1 week ago

And the winner is: International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons

The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided to award the Nobel Peace Prize for 2017 to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN). The organization is receiving the award for its work to draw attention to the catastrophic humanitarian consequences of any use of nuclear weapons and for its ground-breaking efforts to achieve a treaty-based prohibition of such weapons.The average age of the winners so far is 61, with the youngest by some margin being Malala Yousafzai who ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons wins 2017 Nobel Peace prize award  Business Standard1 week ago

Richard Thaler wins Nobel for work in behavioural economics

The Nobel economics prize has been awarded to Richard Thaler of the University of Chicago for his contributions to behavioural economics.The 9-million-kronor (USD 1.1-million) prize was awarded to the academic for his "understanding the psychology of ...
 Business Standard1 week ago Richard Thaler of US wins Nobel Economics Prize  Deccan Herald1 week ago Indian economist Bina Agarwal, 2 US scientists among winners of Balzan Prize this year  DNA1 month ago

Kazuo Ishiguro thought it was 'hoax' after hearing news of winning Nobel prize

The 62-year-old writer said that the award was a magnificent honour, but admitted that he had not been contacted by the Nobel committee.
 DNA1 week ago Kazuo Ishiguro wins 2017 Nobel prize in literature  The Financial Chronicle1 week ago British author Kazuo Ishiguro wins Literature Nobel  Rediff.com1 week ago

Trio awarded Nobel prize for 'cool' method to study molecules

Reuters A trio of Swiss, American and British scientists won the 2017 Nobel chemistry prize on Wednesday for developing cryo-electron microscopy, allowing researchers to see biological molecules frozen in action. The work by Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank ...
 The Financial Chronicle1 week ago Trio takes chemistry Nobel for 'cool' method to study  Business Standard2 weeks ago Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank, Richard Henderson win Nobel  Business Standard2 weeks ago Trio takes chemistry Nobel for cryo-electron microscope  Mathrubhumi1 week ago

The rewards of awards

Scientists all over the world look forward to the first week of October when the Nobel Prizes for the year are announced. This announcement begins with physiology and medicine and ends with the Nobel Peace Prize. The award relating to economics bear the name ...
 The Financial Chronicle2 days ago Anti-nuke body awarded Nobel peace prize  The Financial Chronicle1 week ago Anti-nuke body wins Nobel Peace prize  Rediff.com1 week ago

39 Indian scientists co-authored papers that got Nobel Physics prize

The Nobel Prize for Physics, 2017, which was given for the detection of gravitational waves is a "proud moment" for India also, the Department of Science and Technology (DST) said on Friday. It said the discovery papers were co-authored by 39 Indian ...
 Deccan Herald1 week ago Gravitational waves finding begets Nobel  The Financial Chronicle2 weeks ago

Three US geneticists take 2017 Nobel Medicine Prize

Stockholm: US geneticists Jeffrey C Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W Young were awarded the Nobel Medicine Prize today for shedding light on the biological clock that governs the sleep-wake cycles of most living things. The teams work revealed the role of ...
 Mathrubhumi2 weeks ago US 'body clock' scientists win Nobel prize  The Financial Chronicle2 weeks ago Three US-born scientists wins Nobel Medicine Prize  Deccan Herald2 weeks ago Hall, Rosbash and Young win Nobel Prize for medicine  Rediff.com2 weeks ago

3 Americans win Nobel medicine prize for work on biological clocks

The Nobel prize in physiology or medicine for 2017 has been awarded to the American trio of Jeffrey C Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W Young for “for their discoveries of molecular mechanisms controlling the circadian rhythm”. According to the Nobel committee’s citation, the group were recognised for their discoveries explaining “how plants, animals and humans adapt their biological rhythm so that it is synchronised with the Earth’s revolutions.” The ...
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