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Nobel Prize Awards

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  • Virginia scientist, 2 others share Nobel Prize for chemistry

    Virginia scientist, 2 others share Nobel Prize for chemistry
    STOCKHOLM/LONDON (Reuters) - A German and two American scientists won the 2014 Nobel Prize for Chemistry on Wednesday for smashing the size barrier in optical microscopes, allowing researchers to see individual molecules inside living cells. U.S....
  • 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...
  • Exclusive: Liberian leader sees signs Ebola in decline but aid too slow

    GBARNGA Liberia (Reuters) - International aid to battle the Ebola epidemic in Liberia is arriving too slowly, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf said on Wednesday, though she said there were early signs that the outbreak in her West African country might...
  • UC Santa Barbara students, staff jubilant after professor's Nobel Prize win

    Students and staff at UC Santa Barbara were delighted Tuesday after learning that one of their professors had been awarded a Nobel Prize in physics. They said it would boost the campus' academic standing and help them shed their collective grief over...
  • Japanese, American win 2014 Nobel Prize for physics

    STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Japanese scientists Isamu Akasaki and Hiroshi Amano and American Shuji Nakamura won the 2014 Nobel prize for Physics for inventing a new energy efficient and environmentally friendly light source, the LED, the award-giving body...
  • Factbox: Japanese winners of Nobel Prizes

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Isamu Akasaki and Hiroshi Amano of Japan and Japanese-born U.S. citizen Shuji Nakamura won the 2014 Nobel Prize for Physics on Tuesday for inventing a new energy-efficient and environment-friendly light source. Here is a list of...
  • Liberia justice minister quits, says president blocked investigation

    MONROVIA (Reuters) - Liberia's justice minister has stepped down, saying President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf blocked her investigation into fraud allegations against the country's National Security Agency (NSA), which is headed by the president's son....
  • Inventors of low-energy LED light get Nobel Prize in physics

    Inventors of low-energy LED light get Nobel Prize in physics
    Japanese scientists Isamu Akasaki and Hiroshi Amano and American Shuji Nakamura won the 2014 Nobel Prize for Physics for inventing a new energy efficient and environmentally friendly light source, the LED, the award-giving body said on Tuesday. "With the...
  • Reese Witherspoon Bolsters Education for Girls With Malala Fund

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - It was Reese Witherspoon's 15-year-old daughter, Ava, who introduced the actress to the story of Malala Yousafzai, the girl from Pakistan who was shot by the Taliban for advocating the right to an education. "My daughter...
  • Light bulb moment: Low-energy LED wins Nobel prize

    Light bulb moment: Low-energy LED wins Nobel prize
    An American and two Japanese scientists won the 2014 Nobel Prize for Physics on Tuesday for inventing a new energy-efficient and environment-friendly light source, leading to the creation of modern LED light bulbs. Isamu Akasaki and Hiroshi Amano of...
  • Jackson Lab Director Passed Over For Nobel Prize

    Jackson Lab Director Passed Over For Nobel Prize
    — Charles Lee and his collaborators were strong contenders in the eyes of prognosticators at Thomson Reuters, but he and his team did not win the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine announced early Monday morning. Instead, the Nobel Prize in...