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Nobel Prize Awards

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  • Nobel winner: 'I can't explain the joy each time I've freed a child'

    Nobel winner: 'I can't explain the joy each time I've freed a child'
    In the 34 years since Kailash Satyarthi gave up his job as an electrical engineer to campaign for children's rights, the Indian Nobel Peace Prize winner has been beaten, seen his home attacked and his colleagues killed. Yet attempts on his life have not...
  • Pakistani teen Malala, Indian activist win Nobel Peace Prize

    Pakistani teen Malala, Indian activist win Nobel Peace Prize
    Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai, who was shot in the head by the Taliban in 2012 for advocating girls' right to education, and Indian campaigner against child trafficking and labor Kailash Satyarthi won the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday....
  • The last batch of 2014 Children's Read & Write reviews

    The last batch of 2014 Children's Read & Write reviews
    Printers Row Journal invited kids ages 5-16 to write reviews of their favorite summer reads as part of our Children's Read & Write program. We were so overwhelmed with submissions — we received more than 85 submissions this summer — that...
  • Nobel Prize: Judge critiques 'professionalization' of writers

    This week, the Guardian reported on an interview published by the French newspaper La Croix in which the Swedish Academy's Horace Engdahl — one of 18 voters who will decide the winner of the Nobel Prize for literature on Thursday — decries the...
  • American, German scientists win 2014 chemistry Nobel

    American, German scientists win 2014 chemistry Nobel
    American scientists Eric Betzig and William Moerner and Germany's Stefan Hell won the 2014 Nobel Prize for chemistry for the development of super-resolved fluorescence microscopy, the award-giving body said on Wednesday. The Royal Swedish Academy of...
  • Single molecule microscopy shows infamous HIV spikes in action

    Using powerful microscopes, scientists have observed the weaponry of HIV in action and gained key insights that may finally allow researchers to create a vaccine capable of fighting the virus that causes AIDS. The sophisticated imaging technology...
  • For the record

    Lois Smith: In the Oct. 8 Calendar section, an article about actress Lois Smith said that in the film "Five Easy Pieces," she played the mother of Jack Nicholson's character. In fact, she played the sister of Nicholson's character. Nobel Prize in...
  • Chemistry Nobel to 3 who made it possible to see the life of molecules

    Science advances tool by tool, and on Wednesday it paused to recognize three practitioners who handed it the means to see the smallest secrets of a living cell. The Nobel Prize in chemistry went to two Americans and a German who pushed beyond the...
  • UCSB professor who helped create blue LEDs shares Nobel Prize

    A California scientist and two in Japan won the Nobel Prize in physics on Tuesday for a breakthrough invention that reduces global warming and brings light to areas of the world that are off the electrical grid. Shuji Nakamura of UC Santa Barbara shares...
  • Nobel Prize in literature goes to French author Patrick Modiano

    The 2014 Nobel Prize in literature goes to French author Patrick Modiano, the Swedish Academy announced Thursday morning. Though not well known in the U.S., Modiano is highly regarded in France. He had been considered among the top contenders for the...
  • Challenging search for Nobel peace laureate in world beset by war

    Challenging search for Nobel peace laureate in world beset by war
    In a world racked by war, atrocities and treason, the search for a worthy Nobel Peace Prize laureate presents a daunting challenge this year. Where on the planet can a man, woman or organization be found to have alleviated the bloodshed and cruelty that...