Nobel prizes

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Citizen Nobel review – chemistry prize winner becomes charismatic climate crusader
This affecting documentary follows Swiss biochemist Jacques Dubochet as he turns the sudden fame provided by his Nobel win into a force for change

Peter Bradshaw

12, Dec, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Former Fed chair Ben Bernanke wins Nobel economics prize 2022
Head of US central bank from 2006-14 awarded prize alongside economists Douglas Diamond and Philip Dybvig

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

10, Oct, 2022 @5:22 PM

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Behind this Nobel prize is a very human story: there’s a bit of Neanderthal in all of us | Rebecca Wragg Sykes
Svante Pääbo deserves his accolade – palaeogenetics is an expanding field that tells us who we are, says archaeologist Rebecca Wragg Sykes

Rebecca Wragg Sykes

10, Oct, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Three ‘click chemistry’ scientists share Nobel prize
Carolyn Bertozzi, Morten Meldal and double winner Barry Sharpless devised way to click molecules together

Ian Sample Science editor

05, Oct, 2022 @10:13 AM

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Three scientists share physics Nobel prize for quantum mechanics work
Alain Aspect, John F Clauser and Anton Zeilinger win prize for work on phenomenon Einstein described as ‘spooky action at a distance’

Nicola Davis Science correspondent

04, Oct, 2022 @1:19 PM

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Swedish geneticist wins Nobel prize for Neanderthal research
Svante Pääbo receives 2022 award in physiology or medicine for genome discoveries including Neanderthals

Linda Geddes Science correspondent

03, Oct, 2022 @12:25 PM

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‘Colossal waste’: Nobel laureates call for 2% cut to military spending worldwide
Governments urged to use ‘peace dividend’ to help UN tackle pandemics, climate crisis and extreme poverty

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

14, Dec, 2021 @2:32 PM

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Trio of scientists win Nobel prize for physics for climate work
Sykuro Manabe, Klaus Hasselmann and Giorgio Parisi share award for advancing climate knowledge

Linda Geddes

05, Oct, 2021 @11:53 AM

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Nobel prize in medicine awarded to US duo for work on sense of touch
David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian share 10m-kronor prize for discovery of receptors for temperature and touch

Ian Sample Science editor

04, Oct, 2021 @11:35 AM

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Antony Hewish obituary
Radio astronomer who won the Nobel prize for physics for his role in the discovery of pulsars

Michael Rowan-Robinson

03, Oct, 2021 @4:42 PM

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Steven Weinberg obituary
Winner of the 1979 Nobel prize whose insights determined the direction of high-energy particle physics for decades

Frank Close

02, Aug, 2021 @4:02 PM

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The Code Breaker by Walter Isaacson review – a science page-turner
Designer babies and ethical quicksand ... The biographer of Steve Jobs tells the story of Jennifer Doudna and the development of gene-editing

Laura Spinney

11, Mar, 2021 @7:30 AM

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