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Nobel Prize in Chemistry split 3 ways for lithium-ion battery research

From left: Akira Yoshino, Dr. M. Stanley Whittingham and Dr. John Goodenough (Charles Dharapak / Yoshiaki Sakamoto / Kyodo News / Binghamton University) The 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded to three scientists whose work developing lithium-ion batteries made mobile phones, iPads, laptops, and electric cars possible. The three recipients are U.S. engineer John B. Goodenough, M. Stanley Whittingham of the U.K., and Akira Yoshino of Japan. They will share the 9 million Swedish kronor...
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Nobel prize in chemistry awarded for work on lithium-ion batteries

John B Goodenough, M Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino honoured for development that sparked portable technology revolutionThe Nobel prize in chemistry has been awarded to three scientists for their work in developing lithium-ion batteries.John B Goodenough of the University of Texas at Austin, M Stanley Whittingham of Binghamton University and Akira Yoshino of Meijo University will receive equal shares of the 9m Swedish kronor (£74o,000) prize, which was announced by the Royal Swedish Acade...
Tags: Energy, Europe, Science, Sweden, Environment, World news, Chemistry, People in science, Nobel prizes, Energy Storage, Science prizes, Stockholm, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, John B Goodenough, Akira Yoshino, Stanley Whittingham


Nobel prize in chemistry to be awarded – live!

This year’s laureates will shortly be announced at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm 10.15am BST The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has handed out 110 Nobel prizes in chemistry since 1901. They have gone to 181 individuals with Frederick Sanger being the only double chemistry laureate, winning in 1958 for his work on the structure of insulin and in 1980 for DNA sequencing. Frances Arnold, who was awarded the prize in 2018, is just one of five female chemistry laureates. ...
Tags: Europe, Science, Sweden, Boston, World news, Chemistry, People in science, Oxford University, Nobel prizes, Baltimore, Science prizes, Stockholm, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Frederick Sanger


2019 Nobel Prizes: What you can learn from this year's winners

Each year, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awards six Nobel Prizes.The categories are: literature, physics, chemistry, peace, economics, and physiology & medicine.The Nobel prizes will be announced each business-day until October 14. Nobel Peace Prize Ethio­pian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali won the Nobel Peace on Friday for helping to resolve the border conflict with neighboring Eritrea.Eritrea and Ethiopia, two of the world's poorest nations, fought a war against each other from 1998 t...
Tags: Isis, Science, Economics, Earth, Physics, United States, Innovation, United Nations, Serbia, Poland, Ethiopia, Literature, Eritrea, Albert Einstein, Cambridge University, Princeton


‘Big Bang Theory’ gets shout out to Nobel Prize announcement

STOCKHOLM (AP) — “The Big Bang Theory” has made its way into the annals of Nobel history. Tuesday’s announcement that a trio of scientists had won the physics Nobel Prize started off with the opening lines of “Big Bang Theory.” The top official at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences says the reference seemed appropriate […]
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Nobel prize in physics to be awarded – live!

The winners of the prize will share 9m Swedish kronor – follow along here to find out who this year’s laureates will be 10.43am BST Here’s Göran K. Hansson, Secretary General of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and the chap who gets to make the calls. You have to admit he’s well turned out for the occasion.If your phone rings, pick up! It might be Secretary General, Göran K. Hansson, trying to reach you with some important news. #Physics #NobelPrize pic.twitter.com/M72GCZqZVX 10.36am ...
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3 get Nobel Medicine prize for learning how cells use oxygen

By JAN M. OLSEN, MARIA CHENG and DAVID KEYTON STOCKHOLM — Two Americans and a British scientist won the 2019 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for discovering how the body’s cells sense and react to oxygen levels, work that has paved the way for new strategies to fight anemia, cancer and other diseases, the Nobel Committee said. Drs. William G. Kaelin Jr. of Harvard University, Gregg L. Semenza of Johns Hopkins University and Peter J. Ratcliffe at the Francis Crick Institute in Britain and ...
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US 'green growth' duo win Nobel Economics Prize

US economists William Nordhaus and Paul Romer on Monday shared the 2018 Nobel Economics Prize for constructing "green growth" models that show how innovation and climate policies can be integrated with economic growth. Working independently, they have addressed "some of our time's most basic and pressing questions about how we create long-term sustained and sustainable growth," the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said in a statement. The academy said their models, both developed in the 1990s...
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Americans Nordhaus, Romer win Nobel Economics Prize

Americans William Nordhaus and Paul Romer won the 2018 Nobel Economics Prize for work in integrating climate change and technological innovation into economic analysis, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said on Monday. Nordhaus, of Yale University, was the first person to create a quantitative model that described the interplay between the economy and the climate, the academy said. Romer, of New York University's Stern School of Business, has shown how economic forces govern the wil...
Tags: Science, Yale University, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Romer, Nordhaus, New York University s Stern School of Business, William Nordhaus, Paul Romer, Nordhaus Romer


William Nordhaus and Paul Romer win the Nobel Prize for Economics

William Nordhaus and Paul Romer won the 2018 Nobel Economics Prize for integrating climate change and technological innovation into macroeconomic analysis, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said on Monday. Worth 9 million Swedish crowns ($1 million), the economics prize was established in 1968. Americans William Nordhaus and Paul Romer won the 2018 Nobel Economics Prize for work in integrating climate change and technological innovation into economic analysis, the Royal Swedish Academy of ...
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Female Nobel prize winner deemed not important enough for Wikipedia entry

Site moderator rejected submission for Donna Strickland, the first female physics winner in 55 years, in March When the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm announced the Nobel prize for physics this week, anyone wanting to find out more about one of the three winners would have drawn a blank on Wikipedia. Related: Physics Nobel prize won by Arthur Ashkin, Gérard Mourou and Donna Strickland Continue reading...
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Nobel Recognizes Science Leading to AbbVie's Top-Selling Drug

Frances Arnold and George Smith of the U.S. and Gregory Winter of the U.K. won the 2018 prize for work that showed scientists and drug developers how to force proteins to evolve. The researchers have “taken control of evolution and used it for purposes that bring the greatest benefit to humankind,” the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said Wednesday in a statement. Natural evolution occurs when animals, plants and other organisms reproduce in varying forms that either fail or thrive, dependin...
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1 woman, 2 men awarded 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for directed evolution of proteins

On Wednesday, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awarded the 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry to two Americans and one British chemist for research that has "taken control of evolution and used it for purposes that bring the greatest benefit to humankind." Half of the award and $1 million prize goes to Frances H. Arnold at the California Institute of Technology for conducting "the first directed evolution of enzymes," the academy said. George P. Smith at the University of Missouri in Columbia ...
Tags: Science, Cambridge, Columbia, University of Missouri, California Institute of Technology, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Frances H Arnold, George P Smith, Gregory P Winter


3, including Caltech researcher, win chemistry Nobel; findings led to best-selling drug

By JIM HEINTZ and DAVID KEYTON STOCKHOLM  — Three researchers who “harnessed the power of evolution” to produce enzymes and antibodies that have led to a new best-selling drug and biofuels won the Nobel Prize in chemistry on Wednesday. Frances Arnold of the California Institute of Technology was awarded half of the $1.01 million prize, while the other half will be shared by George Smith of the University of Missouri and Gregory Winter of the MRC molecular biology lab in Cambridge, England. The R...
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Winner of year’s final scientific Nobel Prize to be named

STOCKHOLM (AP) — The Nobel Prize in chemistry, which honors researchers for advances in studying how molecules combine and interact, is being announced Wednesday by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. The 9-million-kronor ($1.01 million) chemistry prize is the last of this year’s scientific Nobel Prizes. Last year’s prize went to researchers in the United […]
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Female Nobel winner a long time coming, and a drop in the ocean

When Canadian scientist Donna Strickland got the early morning call informing her she just won the Nobel Physics Prize, she could barely hide her amazement. Not just that she had clinched one of science's most prestigious honours -- her pioneering work on laser pulses had earned her renown among the physics community -- but also that she was one of only three women to win the award in its more than 100-year history. "Is that all, really?!" she asked the audience assembled in the ornate, wood-p...
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Nobel Physics Prize awarded to 2 men, 1 woman for breakthroughs in laser technology

BREAKING NEWS⁰The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the #NobelPrize in Physics 2018 “for groundbreaking inventions in the field of laser physics” with one half to Arthur Ashkin and the other half jointly to Gérard Mourou and Donna Strickland.
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Physics Nobel prize won by Arthur Ashkin, Gérard Mourou and Donna Strickland

American, Frenchman and Canadian share 9m Swedish kronor (£770,000) prize for work in laser physics• Nobel physics prize awarded – as it happenedThree scientists have been awarded the 2018 Nobel prize in physics for creating groundbreaking tools from beams of light.The American physicist Arthur Ashkin, Gérard Mourou from France, and Donna Strickland in Canada will share the 9m Swedish kronor (£770,000) prize announced by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm on Tuesday. Strickland i...
Tags: Science, France, World news, Physics, Canada, People in science, Nobel prizes, Science prizes, Stockholm, Strickland, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Donna Strickland, Arthur Ashkin Gérard Mourou, American Frenchman


Nobel prize in chemistry awarded for method to visualise biomolecules

Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson receive £825,000 prize for developing method for generating 3D images of life-building structuresFollow live reaction to the chemistry Nobel announcementThe Nobel prize in chemistry has been awarded to three scientists for developing a technique to produce images of the molecules of life frozen in time. Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson will receive equal shares of the 9m Swedish kronor (£825,000) prize, which was announce...
Tags: Science, World news, Chemistry, People in science, Nobel prizes, Science prizes, Stockholm, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Richard Henderson, Jacques Dubochet Joachim Frank


Caltech physicists share Nobel Prize for finding of ripples in fabric of universe

By JIM HEINTZ and DAVID KEYTON STOCKHOLM  — Three scientists on Tuesday won a Nobel Physics Prize for their roles in detecting faint ripples flying through the universe — gravitational waves predicted a century ago by Albert Einstein that provide a new understanding of the universe. Sweden’s Royal Academy of Sciences announced that the winners are Rainer Weiss of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Barry Barish and Kip Thorne of the California Institute of Technology. The three were ke...
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Nobel prize in physics awarded for discovery of gravitational waves

£825,000 prize awarded to Rainer Weiss, Barry Barish and Kip Thorne for their work on Ligo experiment which was able to detect ripples in the fabric of spacetimeLive reaction to the scientists from Ligo winning the physics NobelThree American physicists have won the Nobel prize in physics for the discovery of gravitational waves, ripples in the fabric of spacetime that were first anticipated by Albert Einstein a century ago. Rainer Weiss has been awarded one half of the 9m Swedish kronor (£825,0...
Tags: Science, World news, Physics, Albert Einstein, People in science, Kip Thorne, Nobel prizes, Science prizes, Stockholm, Ligo, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Rainer Weiss, Barry Barish, Rainer Weiss Barry Barish


Molecular Nanotechnologists win Nobel Prize in Chemistry for developing molecular machines

Three pioneers in the development of nanomachines, made of moving molecules, were awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry on Wednesday.Bernard Feringa was the first person to develop a molecular motor; in 1999 he got a molecular rotor blade to spin continually in the same direction. Using molecular motors, he has rotated a glass cylinder that is 10,000 times bigger than the motor and also designed a nanocar.A tiny lift, artificial muscles and miniscule motors. The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2016 is a...
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3 Inventors of world's tiniest machines to share Nobel Prize in Chemistry

This week, the international team that invented the world’s tiniest machines won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Three scientists will share the prize in an even split: Jean-Pierre Sauvage (France), Sir Fraser Stoddart (Great Britain), and Bernard “Ben” Feringa (Netherlands). Over the course of 16 years beginning in 1983, these three invented and developed molecular machines that could some day lead to breakthroughs in new materials and energy storage devices. https://www.youtube.com/watch?...
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Meet the 2016 Winners of the $700,000 Crafoord Prize

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has awarded its prestigious Crafoord Prize, honoring three scientists who have made outstanding achievements in black hole physics and a special kind of geometry. Read more...
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