Science 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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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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Misinformation fuelled by ‘tsunami’ of poor research, says science prize winner
Dutch microbiologist Elisabeth Bik, winner of prestigious John Maddox prize, says trust in science is being undermined

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

01, Dec, 2021 @7:00 PM

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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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The Guardian view on unorthodox thinking: science would not get far without it | Editorial
Editorial: The Ig Nobels are a reminder that Jonathan Swift was wrong about reason. Without research driven by curiosity, there would be far fewer breakthroughs

Editorial

10, Sep, 2021 @4:46 PM

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Upside down rhinos and nose-clearing orgasm studies win Ig Nobel prize
Research from the more unusual realms of science is recognised every year at this alternative awards ceremony

Ian Sample Science editor

09, Sep, 2021 @10:00 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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Jack Steinberger obituary
Nobel prizewinning scientist whose work played a significant role in the development of modern particle physics theory

Frank Close

11, Jan, 2021 @5:58 PM

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